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Pycnogenol helpful in asthma therapy study

A study published in the Journal of Asthma reports that supplements of Pycnogenol (a pine bark extract) helped to improve lung function and reduce asthma symptoms. This resulted in a reduction or discontinuation of rescue inhaler use in many subjects. The supplement was also associated with a reduced level of inflammation which causes asthma. Pycnogenol was used because of its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Date: 21 January 2005

Source: Food Navigator - USA


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