Pycnogenol is a potent antioxidant and natural compound that comes from the bark of a European maritime pine tree (Pinus pinaster). Natrol Pycnogenol utilizes a patented process to obtain the highest quality clinically tested ingredients. This clinically tested ingredient is grown without herbicides or pestisides and it extracted with non-toxic materials. Pycnogenol contains 60% proanthocyanidins. Proanthocyanidins are in the flavonoid family and known for their health benefit.
Natrol’s Pycnogenol Benefits:
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Q: I’ve never heard of Pycnogenol, what is it and where does it come from?
A: Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all) French maritime pine bark extract is a premium herbal supplement ingredient extracted from the bark of the French maritime pine tree. The source of Pycnogenol is Europe’s largest forest in southwestern France near the famous Bordeaux region. The forest is a plantation of French maritime pine trees (pinus pinaster), dating back to the time of Napoleon III.
Q: Why are antioxidants important?
A: Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that protect and repair cellular damage caused by free radicals. A diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables and taking antioxidant-rich supplements are key to a healthy you.
Q: Why should I care about free radicals?
A: In every day life our body generates free radicals from poor diet, stress, pollution or toxins. These chemically unbalanced radicals damage cells by oxidizing them, in the same way as metal becomes rusty. So, free radicals are harmful and scientists believe the excess free radicals in our bodies is a major cause of aging and many health conditions.
Q: Are there any other supplements that work well with Pycnogenol?
A: Many people combine Pycnogenol with L-Arginine for maximum benefit.