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Pine Bark Extract 240 mg - 90 Veg Capsules


  • 95% OPC Pine Bark Extract
  • Vegetarian/Vegan

NOW Pine Bark Extract is naturally derived from the inner bark of Chinese Red Pine (Pinus massoniana), a significant tree species of the subtropical forests in China. It is prized for its powerful free radical-scavenging polyphenolic flavonoid constituents, oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs).

In addition, scientific studies indicate that P. massoniana Bark Extract may help to support healthy cellular growth and reproduction. Green Tea Extract with EGCg has been included in this product for its flavonol content to complement the oxidant neutralizing and cell protecting effects of Pine Bark Extract.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in the Journal of Phytotherapy Researchfound that French pine bark is capable of reducing osteoarthritis, joint, and various other chronic pain. Compared to patients taking a placebo, those supplementing with 100 milligrams (mg) of Pycnogenol experienced a 56 percent reduction in osteoarthritis pain after just three months.

Other research indicates that maritime pine bark extract may help improve symptoms associated with chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), a syndrome that includes leg swelling, varicose veins, pain, and skin ulcers.
There is good supporting evidence that maritime pine bark extract may be effective in treatment and prevention of retinopathy and retinal micro-hemorrhages, including slowing the progression of retinopathy in diabetics.

Research indicates that maritime pine bark may be useful as an herbal treatment for heart disease by loweing cholesterol, and some studies have shown that pine bark extract could have positive results in treatment of heart disease through the antioxidant effect of reducing the adhesiveness of platelets and reducing blood clotting.

It may be helpful in cancer prevention and treatment, as some research indicates that he antioxidant properties of pine bark may help protect against carcinogens and free radical damage to DNA.

Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Servings Per Container:  
 Amount Per Serving
Pine Bark Extract (Pinus massoniana)
(min. 95% Proanthocyanidins)  
240 mg    
Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis) (Leaf)
(min. 50% EGCg)  
100 mg    

Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica. Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.



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