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Pycnogenol® is a dietary supplement that contains a patented extract made from the bark of French maritime pine trees. This supplement supposedly provides several benefits for the body, such as lowering blood pressure, stimulating the immune system, and acting as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Although Pycnogenol is a "natural" product, it may cause side effects, such as headaches, nausea, and dizziness.
 
(For more information, click Pycnogenol. This eMedTV article offers more detailed information on the product, including a discussion on its safety and effectiveness.)
 
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