Pycnogenol™ is a patented extract of pine bark from the Maritime Pine trees grown in the South West region of France. Pycnogenol™ has been shown to be 50 times more effective than vitamin E and 20 times more active than vitamin C as a free radical scavenger. With more than 200 published researched papers (from ageing to vascular health), Pycnogenol™ is one of the most extensively researched natural remedies.
Pycnogenol also promotes increased availability of vitamin C within the body. Pycnogenol antioxidants can be particularly effective for maintaining healthy functioning of blood vessels, and the eyes, as well as helping maintain normal strength, flexibility, cardiovasular system and suppleness of the skin
The antioxidant nutrients have the ability to protect the body from the activity of highly-reactive molecules called free radicals. Free radicals have the potential to create havoc with the health of the body`s cells.