Benefits and uses of Pycnogenol :
1. The proanthocyanidins in pycnogenol are powerful antioxidants and free radical scavengers. In this respect, pycnogenol is a supernutrient supplement. It has been found to be fifty times better than vitamin E and twenty times better than vitamin C in scavenging free radicals.
2. Pycnogenol has anti-ageing properties and is usually taken to boost the immune response and prevent the degenerative diseases of ageing, such as cancer, atherosclerosis, heart attack, arthritis and diabetes.
3. Improves skin smoothness and elasticity and skin disorders such as eczema.
4. Improves joint flexibility, and fights joint inflammation and pain from arthritis, low back and neck problems and sports injuries. Pycnogenol is a registered trademark of Horphag Research Ltd., St. Peter Port, Guernsey, U.K. U.S. Patent No.'s 4,698,360 and 5,720956.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement. Solgar's Pycnogenol Vegetable Capsules are free of corn, yeast, wheat, soy and dairy products and are formulated without the use of preservatives, artificial flavors or colors.
Solgar's Pycnogenol Capsules are free of corn, yeast, wheat, soy and dairy products, and are formulated without the use of preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. Pycnogenol is a natural flavonoid from the Pinus maritima pine bark, imported from France. 95% phenolic compounds
Specialist Nutritional Information :
As a food supplement for adults, one (1) to two (2) capsules daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Ingredients: Each capsule provides: Pycnogenol* Extract 30mg (Of the 30mg approximately 95% are phenolic components. Of the approximate 95% phenolic components, the following is a typical approximate analysis): Proanthocyanidins (oligomeric proanthocyanidins) 65%-75% Monomeric Polyphenols (catechin, epicatechin) 8%-13% Organic Acids (cinnamic, capric, gallic, ferulic, vanillic, parahydroxybenzoic acids) not less than 17% Encapsulated with these natural ingredients: vegetable powdered cellulose, vegetable stearic acid, magnesium stearate. Capsule shell: gelatin, water