pycnogenol

pycnogenol

(pik-noj′ĕn-ol″)
A mixture of antioxidant chemicals derived from the maritime pine, Pinus pinaster, native to the western Mediterranean, and marketed in alternative medicine as pine bark extract.
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Three trials of a proprietary product, Pycnogenol, were reviewed on this topic.
A peer-reviewed study published in Minerva Medica in 2018 showed that daily supplementation with the natural antioxidant Pycnogenol French maritime pine bark extract can be instrumental in improving the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)--a potential risk factor for early onset dementia and other degenerative cognitive conditions.
Pycnogenol: a blend of procyanidins with multifaceted therapeutic applications?
M2 PHARMA-August 6, 2018-Antioxidant Pycnogenol Effective in Improving Symptoms of Mild Cognitive Impairment, New Research Shows
PS24.90 for 90 capsules from biocare.co.uk HOLLAND AND BARRETT PYCNOGENOL THIS extract of a maritime pine tree that grows in the south of France is thought to reduce symptoms like hot flushes, anxiety and insomnia, particularly for peri-menopausal symptoms.
Pycnogenol used in an antioxidant mixture that also included vitamins C and E, as well as evening primrose, and orally administered for 10 weeks to female SKH-1 hairless mice exposed three times weekly to UVB irradiation, demonstrated the capacity to significantly inhibit wrinkle formation by markedly suppressing UVB-induced MMP activity while promoting collagen production.
Q I've heard that a supplement called Pycnogenol can be a natural way to manage high blood pressure.
Pycnogenol and astaxanthin are also anti-inflammatory.
4 HEALTHSPAN PYCNOGENOL (PS14.95 for 60 tablets, from healthspan.co.uk) IF antihistamines make you drowsy, try this natural extract of French marine pine bark.