Forest fires sweeping the southwest of France are destroying vast acreage of Maritime Pine, the source of Horphag’s famous Pycnogenol pine bark extract. The company’s CEO tells us that raw material supply or production quality will not be impacted.
Millions of Americans suffer from migraines, with the World Health Organization (WHO) pointing out that they are one of the top 10 most disabling medical conditions. Common migraine symptoms include throbbing pain, nausea, as well as sensitivity to light...
Daily consumption of supplements containing extracts from French maritime pine bark may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduces the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and sneezing, says a new study from Italy.
Horphag Research is on a mission to turn Pycnogenol - a potent antioxidant from the bark of the maritime pine tree – into the next big thing in functional foods and drinks with the creation of a new division dedicated to this market.
Beverages represent one of the most interesting categories for
Pycnogenol outside of supplements, as formulators are seeking to
add value to established product lines and deliver healthy
ingredients in convenient formats.
A new study has shown Pycnogenol to be more effective than a
conventional drug in reducing the symptoms of chronic venous
insufficiency (CVI), adding to 35 years of research into the
benefits of the antioxidant derived from French...
The best way to lower high blood pressure is to eat a balanced
diet, take regular exercise and supplement with the pine bark
extract Pycnogenol, according to one scientist, who is currently
looking at the effect of this product on...