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Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all)  French maritime pine bark extract is a high-quality premium ingredient, a unique blend of natural antioxidants. Horphag Research has dedicated over 40 years of research to establish its safety, efficacy and quality.

Pycnogenol® is a natural plant extract originating from the bark of the maritime pine that grows along the coast of southwest France and is found to contain a unique combination of procyanidins, bioflavonoids and phenolic acids, which offer extensive natural health benefits.

The extract has been widely studied for the past 40 years and has more than 400 published studies and review articles ensuring safety and efficacy as an ingredient. Today, Pycnogenol® French maritime pine bark extract is available in more than 700 dietary supplements, multi-vitamins, cosmetics and health products worldwide.

About Dr. Fred Pescatore Fred Pescatore, MD, MPH, CCN, is a Manhattan-based traditionally-trained physician and internist who specializes in nutritional medicine. He is a globally-renowned health, nutrition and weight-loss expert, as well as the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Hamptons Diet and the newly released The A-List Diet. He is the former president of the International and American Association of Clnical Nutritionists and a member of the College for the Advancement of Medicine.

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About Horphag Research Horphag Research is the exclusive worldwide supplier and original developers of Pycnogenol® brand French maritime pine park extract. The company owns the exclusive rights to market and sell Pycnogenol® French maritime pine bark extract and works with hundreds of companies to help them develop innovative and effective Pycnogenol® French maritime pine bark extract product formulas.

Sales to end consumers exceed USD 500 million. Pycnogenol® is sold in more than 80 countries, and Horphag Research owns several US and international patents on Pycnogenol®.winner sutra ingredients 2017 HorphagMission Sparked by a visionary concept of Healthy Aging more than 50 years ago, Horphag Research remains deeply rooted in a commitment to scientific research surrounding high quality nutritional ingredients.

Gaining inspiration from individuals of all ages and their quest to look, feel and live better, we are driven to continue looking into the future to develop and offer safe, efficacious, science based natural health products that truly improve quality of life.

High ethical standards in business and research, respect and protection of natural resources, empowerment of our team members  as well as a strong sense of social responsibility are key to our future development.Environmental responsibility

  • Sustainable botanical source
  • No use of pesticides
  • Non GMO material
  • Water cleaning system in production and packaging sites
  • CO2-friendly extraction process
  • No toxic substance released
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