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Monday, January 24, 2011

Pycnogenol 50 mg - 30 VegCaps, Bluebonnet

Patented pine bark extract imported from France. Pycnogenol® is a concentrated source of OPC's (oligomeric proanthocyanidins). Available in easy-to-swallow vegetable capsules for maximum assimilation and absorption.

Pycnogenol is the trademarked name of a natural plant extract from the bark of the maritime pine tree which grows exclusively along the coast of southwest France in Les Landes de Gascogne. 

Summary of Pycnogenol's Benefits:

  • Extremely potent anti-oxidant (50-100 times more powerful than vitamin E) that protects against cell damage
  • Recycles Vitamin C and E, thereby prolongs their effectiveness
  • It can lower blood pressure by increasing nitric oxide production
  • Reduces the risks of blood clots
  • Protects and strengthens blood vessels and capillaries
  • Can lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels
  • May increase fat breakdown whilst decreasing fat storage
  • May improve lung function
  • Reduce inflammatory diseases like psoriasis
  • May protect skin against sunburn and reduce risk of some cancers
  • May reduce menstrual cramps
  • Improves sperm quality and function
  • May enhance exercise performance
  • May increase human growth hormone levels


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