Pycnogenol, French Maritime Pine Bark Extract

@inproceedings{Rohdewald2005PycnogenolFM,
  title={Pycnogenol, French Maritime Pine Bark Extract},
  author={Peter J{\"o}rg Rohdewald},
  year={2005}
}
Pycnogenol is the registered trade name for a special standardized extract from the bark of the French maritime pine (Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica), distributed by Horphag Research, U.K. The spray-dried, powdered extract is marketed worldwide as a food supplement, a herbal medicine, an ingredient in cosmetics, and as a food additive. The traditional use of pine bark was in the treatment of scurvy and wound healing. Currently, Pycnogenol is used to restore capillary integrity in cases of… CONTINUE READING

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