Pine bark extract is a class of substances extracted from pine bark that contains a large number of compounds called OPCs (oligomeric proanthocyanidins). Today, integrative healthcare professionals also realize many of the health and anti-aging benefits of pine bark extract.
The benefits of pine bark extract are:
1. Pine bark extract helps regenerate vitamin C in the body, turning it back into an activated form, which can prevent deficiency.
2. Pine bark extract helps reduce bad cholesterol while raising good cholesterol (HDL).
3. A 2015 study proved that taking 100 mg of pine bark extract daily for eight weeks helped improve circulation and reduce swelling.
4. Pine bark extract helps to protect the skin, and at the same time helps the body to repair tissues, with strong antioxidant power.