25 Jul 2012

PINE BARK EXTRACT MAY EASE MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS: STUD

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Daily supplements of a French maritime pine bark extract may ease the symptoms of menopause and ease digestive problems, says a new study with Italian university students.

A daily dose of the branded ingredient Pycnogenol for eight weeks was associated with improvements in signs and symptoms menopause including hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, irregular periods, loss of libido and vaginal dryness, according to findings published in the PubMed-listed journal Panminerva Medica.  Pine Bark is also anti inflammatory and can lower blood pressure.

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