French maritime pine bark extract is a material often chosen by naturotherapists, demonstrating high effectiveness due to the richness of biologically active compounds, especially procyanidins. The compound that is especially distinguished is OPC (oligomeric proanthocyanidin). It is a strong antioxidant and also demonstrates anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties.
It is suggested that the application of French maritime pine bark extract may considerably decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular system diseases, which constitute hyperglycemia complication. It is able to decrease the level of sugar in blood and may also reduce the level of glycated hemoglobin.
It is also suggested that the application of French maritime pine bark extract supports the functionality of the male reproductive system. Research shows that in combination with arginine, this preparation increases the amount of sperm cells.
Moreover, it is proved that French maritime pine bark extract positively influences physical efficiency, slowing down the increase of NAD+ in the blood serum. By adding to this the ability of this substance to reduce muscle pain, it is a preparation, which will find its place on the shelf of each sportsman, who is looking for natural forms of support of training actions.