What are the health benefits of Pine Bark?
There have been over 40 years of research on the humble French maritime pine bark. This natural extract originates from the bark of pine trees that grow along the coast of south west France.
Pine Bark oil, found in the seeds of the pine tree, is an almighty antioxidant. The humble pine bark contains an impressive 40 antioxidants, and it works in synergy with vitamin C and vitamin C and even binds with collagen. Like grape seed oil, it is packed with OPCs, which are thought to be anti-ageing. They also protect the skin from UV rays as well as being anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory.
What are the benefits of pine bark?
With more than 40 antioxidants pine bark works synergistically with vitamin C and vitamin E to work as a natural anti-inflammatory, support the formation of collagen and hyaluronic acid and help with arterial health.
Pine bark and heart disease.
Pine bark helps to support healthy circulation by relaxing arteries to improve blood flow and help to reduce blood pressure.
Support of health joints and bones.
Grape seed extract supports joints and flexibility, it’s anti-inflammatory properties work to reduce the pain from inflammation.
Pine bark extract strengthens the capillaries in the retina to support healthy vision.
How does pine bark support youthful skin?
Pine bark has anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce damage from the environment including UV rays and stress. However it has a profound effect on the production of collagen and fibroblasts.
The extract helps to bind with the amino acid hydroxy proline which is key in the production of collagen and elastin. It helps to protect from the degradation of these two proteins and increases the synthesis of hyaluronic acid to improve water retention in the dermis.
The ability of pine bark to improve blood and oxygen flow allows enhanced circulation and nutrient supply to the skin.
The combination of collagen and fibroblast stimulation make pine bark beneficial in protecting the collagen matrix during the healing process. It is believed that taking it can help recover time and reduce scar tissue.
Can Pine bark help to prevent pigmentation and brown spots?
Clinical studies have suggested that pine bark can help in the reduction of pigmented skin to promote a more even complexion. It is believed that the antioxidants help to give the skin natural protection against UV rays to reduce the effect of sunburn. Pine bark compliments grape seed extract perfectly, both these ingredients are found in H3O Night Repair.
What are the sources of pine bark?
Pine bark can only be found in supplement form. It is a supplement that we have personally taken for over 30 years and knew that we had to include it in our range of supplements. As it helps to stimulate collagen we included it in H30 Night Repair Capsules so that it would work synergistically when taken with Collagen Shots at night.