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Were you looking for information on Pycnogenol? Pygnogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
 
Pycnogenol® is made from the bark of French maritime pine trees and is claimed to have several health benefits, such as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as stimulating the immune system. How this "natural" product works is not entirely clear, since it contains many different compounds, each of which has different effects. Side effects of Pycnogenol may include headaches, nausea, and dizziness.
 
(Click Pycnogenol to learn more, including additional health benefits of Pycnogenol, general dosing information, and what to do in case of overdose.)
 
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