Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pycnogenol Benefits Endometriosis

Research on Pycnogenol for endometriosis suggests the pine bark extract may safely and naturally help to reduce symptoms. Endometriosis is a women’s health issue that occurs when uterine tissues grow abnormally, migrating to other areas of the reproductive system, digestive … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol for PMS & Menstrual Discomfort

Pycnogenol for PMS Pycnogenol benefits for healing and circulation, along with its botanical anti-inflammatory activity, might offer soothing support for the aches, cramps, and back pain sometimes encountered during menstruation. Also known as dysmenorrhea, painful menstruation and PMS can significantly impact … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol for Wound Healing & Scars

Study Suggests Pycnogenol Benefits Skin Healing In one animal study, experimental wounds were treated with either a placebo gel or a gel containing one percent, two percent or five percent Pycnogenol. Researchers tracking the healing progress of the wounds reported … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol Binds to Collagen & Elastin

The fibrous proteins collagen and elastin are critical “building block” components of many different body tissues, lending strength, stability and flexibility to blood vessels, skin, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and more. Unfortunately, as we grow older some enzymes – including matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) – … Continue reading

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Anna’s Testimonial

“Many years ago, while working far south in Russia, I had complications with digestive problems. A coworker originally from a small village in Siberia noticed my suffering and told me amazing stories about folks living deep in the woods of Siberia, far from civilization, who … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol Cholesterol Benefits

One study investigating Pycnogenol’s influence on CVI found an unexpected benefit: healthy cholesterol support. In the study, 40 patients took either 600 mg of horse chestnut seed extract or 360 mg of Pycnogenol every day over four weeks. At study’s end, researchers found … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol Nitric Oxide Benefits

Pycnogenol nitric oxide benefits are a result of its interaction with endothelial cells throughout the body’s circulatory system. The endothelium is a layer of cells that line blood vessels throughout the body, helping to regulate their function, and in turn, … Continue reading

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PYC: “Capillary-Sealing” Effects

Capillaries are the body’s smallest blood vessels, so narrow that they can only carry red blood cells in single file. Capillaries enable the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to tissues throughout the body, as well as enabling the removal of wastes. … Continue reading

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Study: 300 mg Pycnogenol for Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a circulatory problem in which leg veins struggle to pump blood back to the heart due to faulty valves. This causes blood to pool in the legs and feet, which can increase permeability of capillaries … Continue reading

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Study: Pycnogenol 150 mg for Cognitive Performance

One 2009 study published in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease investigated how Pycnogenol might help with age-related cognitive decline. Both dementia and Alzheimer’s have been linked to free radical damage and oxidative stress in the brain. PYC’s high antioxidant activity and ability to cross the … Continue reading

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