19-Oct-2022 By Stephen Daniells
Daily supplementation with an extract of French Maritime Pine bark may help children manage their Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), says a new study from Belgium.
18-Aug-2022 By Hank Schultz
A new study suggests that Pycnogenol, the branded French maritime pine bark extract, can ameliorate symptoms associated with Restless Leg Syndrome.
17-Aug-2022 By Stephen Daniells
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.
19-Jul-2022 By Danielle Masterson
Research suggests French maritime pine bark extract counteracts damaging environmental stress factors and reinforces the body's frontline defense against harmful toxins.
09-Mar-2021 By Danielle Masterson
Extracts from the bark of French Maritime Pine may reduce oxidative stress and ease pain symptoms in people with fibromyalgia, suggests a new study supported by Horphag Research.
06-Aug-2020 By Danielle Masterson
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...
28-Apr-2020 By Danielle Masterson
New clinical evidence suggests that Pycnogenol French maritime pine bark extract supplementation enhances saliva production and alleviates dry mouth.
12-Feb-2020 By Danielle Masterson
New research out Slovakia may excite those dealing with erectile dysfunction.
14-Nov-2018 By Adi Menayang
Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate.
03-Oct-2018 By Adi Menayang
Results from a six-year study involving 815 individuals suggest that supplementation of French maritime pine bark extract may improve blood circulation.
09-Aug-2018 By Adi Menayang
Supplementation with the antioxidant-rich extract of French maritime pine was linked to an improvement of mild cognitive impairment, a new study suggests.
21-Jan-2015 By Stephen DANIELLS
Daily supplements of extracts from French maritime pine bark may boost a range of cognitive measures and mood in healthy professionals, says a new pilot study from Italy.
12-Dec-2014 By Stephen DANIELLS
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.
17-Jan-2014 By Stephen DANIELLS
Daily supplements with extracts from French Maritime Pine bark may boost endurance and reduce cramping by controlling oxidative stress, according to a new study.
07-Dec-2011 By Stephen Daniells
Daily supplements of a French maritime pine bark extract may enhance mental performance, according to a new study with Italian university students.
23-Sep-2011 By Elaine Watson
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.
10-Jun-2011 By Elaine Watson
The retail value of products containing Pycnogenol, a potent antioxidant from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is estimated to top $500m, according to bosses at producer Horphag Research.
Pycnogenol eases jet lag, new study
06-Nov-2008 By Lindsey Partos
A new study indicates that Pycnogenol, a flavonol derived from French maritime pine bark, can reduce jet lag in passengers taking long haul flights.
Study supports Pycnogenol for better memory in elderly
18-Mar-2008 By Jess Halliday
A new study indicates that the flavonol Pycnogenol can help improve
memory in the elderly - findings the researchers say support
putative benefits of antioxidants for cognitive function.
Pycnogenol could soothe ADHD symptoms
12-Sep-2007 By Clarisse Douaud
A soon-to-be published study has linked French maritime pine bark
ingredient Pycnogenol to balancing stress hormones, in turn
diminishing symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Study positions Pycnogenol against menopause symptoms
29-Aug-2007 By Jess Halliday
A new study has yielded positive results on the use of Pycnogenol
for managing menopause symptoms, supporting potential use of the
pine bark extract in place of hormone replacement therapy.
Pine bark extract shows promise against heart failure
18-May-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Extracts from French maritime pine bark may protect against heart
failure, if a new study with mice can be translated into humans.
More evidence for Pycnogenol endometriosis benefit
09-Mar-2007 By Jess Halliday
A new study examining the potential of Pycnogenol to reduce
endometriosis has yielded positive results, building the data to
support the antioxidant pine extract's use in addressing the
Beverages lead functional product uses for Pycnogenol
10-Oct-2006 By Jess Halliday
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.
Pycnogenol outperforms drug in CVI trial
13-Jul-2006 By staff reporter
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...
Pine bark extract may prevent inflammation
27-Apr-2006 By staff reporter
A daily supplement of the French maritime pine bark, Pycnogenol,
could reduce the markers of inflammation by 15 per cent, says a
joint German-Slovak study.
Pycnogenol reduces osteoarthritis pain, study
06-Feb-2006 By Stephen Daniells
A daily supplement of pycnogenol could reduce inflammation and
reduce pain for arthritic sufferers, claims a new study.
Pycnogenol: multi-farious health benefits
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...
Pynogenol gains GRAS status
UK-based Horphag Research announced that its pine bark antioxidant
Pycnogenol is now GRAS (generally recognized as safe) for
applications in various food and beverages.
Pycnogenol aids diabetes side effects
The natural antioxidant Pycnogenol can help slow the progression of
blindness in diabetes patients according to a study published
recently in Phytotherapy Research.
Super antioxidant is natural fertility treatment
Natural Health Sciences, the makers of the natural antioxidant
Pycnogenol, said that new research shows the supplement to be an
effective fertility treatment in men.
New ad campaign for Pycnogenol
Natural Health Sciences, the US-based producer of nutritional
ingredients, has appointed public relations firm MWW to develop a
new brand and communications strategy for its Pycnogenol product.