Name Variation: Bark extract

(Proper Name/Spelling: Pine bark extract (Toyo FVG))

DESCRIPTION: Pine bark extract is made from the bark of the french maritime pine tree, which contains naturally occurring chemicals called proanthocyanidins. Pine bark extract is commonly sold under the brand name Pycnogenol. In addition to the Pycnogenol brand, there are several other pine bark extract supplements available (Eg., FVG), which use different types of pine bark and have different formulations. Pine bark extract is used for its antioxidant properties. Pine bark extract is reported to protects against arthritis, complications from diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and problems with circulation such as swelling and varicose veins. Other reported benefits include better joint flexibility, and decreased inflammation. Preliminary research suggests that it improves osteoarthritic symptoms and can also used to treat skin disorders such as hyperpigmentation and erythema.

Other names and spelling variations Bark extract is known by:

Bark extract | French maritime pine bark | French maritime pine bark extract | French pine bark | French pine bark extract | FVG | Gopo | Maritime pine bark | Maritime pine tree | OPC | Pine bark | Pine bark extract | Proanthocyanidins. | Pycnogenol | Toyo FVG |

List of disease(s) Bark extract has been shown to assist with:

Osteoarthritis |

Conditions(s) Bark extract has been shown to assist with:

Degenerative arthritis | Joint disease | Joint disorder | Joint health | Knee osteoarthritis | OA | Osteoarthritis |

EAP product(s) with Bark extract as an ingredient:

OmniFlex |

Product-associated terms:

Maximum (OmniFlex) | Reactions (OmniFlex) | Benefits (OmniFlex) | Softgels (OmniFlex) | Reviews (OmniFlex) | Dosage (OmniFlex) | Stabilized (OmniFlex) | Anti inflammatory (OmniFlex) | Suppliers (OmniFlex) | Actions (OmniFlex) |

Ingredient-associated terms:

Pure | Distributors | Intravenous | Sources | Antarctic |

Other EAP products:

OmniFlex | ThioGel | ThioGel - L |


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