Pine bark extract is a kind of substance extracted from the bark of Pinus massoniana Lamb. It contains a large number of compounds called OPCs (procyanidin oligomers). OPCs have been found in many plants. As a new source of OPCs. It has no difference in quality and function, but there are some slight differences in appearance. Studies have proved that it is an effective antioxidant, non-toxic, and very safe to use, but occasional allergic reactions and mild dyspepsia have also been found.
The antioxidant capacity of pine bark extract is 20 times that of vitamin C and 50 times that of vitamin E.
- Cardiovascular disease
- Aging/Alzheimer’s disease
- Anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergy
As a vitamin E or vitamin C antioxidant, a daily intake of 50ml OPCs is enough. The daily intake of 150-300ml is mainly used to treat special diseases.