Category Archives: Biological Actions

Antioxidant Pycnogenol Benefits

Anitoxidant Pycnogenol Benefits are different from those of other antioxidant supplements. PYC is not a single antioxidant, but an antioxidant complex of 40+ different flavonoids (also called proanthocyanidins). Researchers have suggested that antioxidants may work better as a “network.” For this … 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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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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