Ingredients . Microcrystaline cellulose, Maltodextrin, Maritime Pinebark Extract(Pycnogenol) Anticaking agent: Tricalciumphostate, Magnesium Stearate. Glazing Agent: Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose
Energy, protein, carbohydrate and fat negligible.
1. What is Pycnogenol?
Pycnogenol is derived from maritime pine bark extract, which contains over 40 bio flavonoids. Plant substances with potent antioxidant potential, flavonoids protect the cells from damage by unstable oxygen molecules called free radicals.
2. How does Pycnogenol work?
Pycnogenol is involved in the free radical scavenging, ‘mopping up’ of harmful free radicals in the body. Free radicals being unstable molecules caused by by-products of the body’s own metabolism or environmental pollution.
3. What do you take Pycnogenol for?
Pycnogenol has been used to treat a variety of disorders. Its primary use is in enhancing the health of blood vessels. Pycnogenol has also been shown to be beneficial in helping reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
4. How much should you take?
Taking two tablets of Bio-Pycnogenol (equivalent to 80 mg) per day is recommended for general well-being and four tablets (equivalent to 160 mg) per day has been shown to give a therapeutic benefit.
5. Which is the best form to take?
What differs between products containing pine bark extracts, Pycnogenol, is the way in which the product is manufactured. Bio-Pycnogenol is manufactured to pharmaceutical standard and is a well balanced product that gives optimum absorption and excellent value for money.
6. Is there scientific evidence to support its uses?
There are many scientific papers that show the beneficial effects of
Bio-Pycnogenol, particularly in its use as an antioxidant and in maintaining a healthy venous system.
7. Does Pycnogenol interact with and contra-indicate with other forms of medicament?
There are no known side effects or contra-indications.