pycnogenol

Pycnogenol, vitamin C help asthma

People with asthma often have lower than average levels of antioxidants, and supplementing the diet may help ease symptoms, according to new research. A report from the Asthma & Allergy Research Institute in Australia states that low antioxidant levels, particularly...

Pycnogenol helps protect leg veins

Do the veins in your legs swell and ache during air travel? Consider taking Pycnogenol before and after flights. Recently, Italian researchers found that the incidence of venous thrombosis and thrombophlebitis — commonly known as “economy class syndrome” — during air...

Long Flight? Pycnogenol found to reduce deep vein thrombosis

Pycnogenol, a patented extract of French maritime pine bark, appears to protect against deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and conditions associated with long-haul flights, say researchers. DVT is caused by a blood clot that partially or completely blocks blood flow in a...

Diabetes Care: Antioxidant lowers blood sugar, study shows

According to a new clinical study, scientists discovered that type 2 diabetes patients had lower blood sugar and healthier blood vessels after supplementing with pine tree bark extract, or Pycnogenol. The study demonstrated that patients with mild type 2 diabetes,...

Pycnogenol helps veins in legs and eyes

Pycnogenol is a patented extract of maritime pine bark. Like grape seed extract, pine bark belongs to a class of nutrients in the flavonoid family called proanthocyanidins. These compounds have antioxidant activity and play a role strengthening connective tissues,...