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What is the Pinheiro Marítimo for

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What is the Pinheiro Marítimo for
What is the Pinheiro Marítimo for

Pinus maritima or Pinus pinaster is a species of Pine with origins in the French coast, which can be used for the treatment of venous or circulatory diseases, varicose veins and hemorrhoids.

French Maritime Pine has strong antioxidant properties, and dry extracts of the bark of this tree are generally used, which can be found in the form of capsules, with the names Flebon or Pycnogenol, for example.


What is French Maritime Pine for

This medicinal plant helps in the treatment of various problems such as:

  • Helps promote the “relaxation” of the arteries, normalizes blood circulation, strengthens the walls and prevents the constriction of blood vessels, which prevents the emergence of serious circulatory problems;
  • Helps regulate blood pressure;
  • It also helps to prevent the appearance of swelling in the legs and feet, as it reduces the permeability of blood vessels;
  • Stimulates the immune system;
  • Protects the skin, assists in cell regeneration and reduces damage caused by UVB radiation;
  • Inhibits inflammation and reduces pain in arthritis or osteoarthritis;
  • Help in the treatment of varicose veins;
  • Helps in the treatment of hemorrhoids;
  • Relieves PMS symptoms, reducing cramps and abdominal discomfort;
  • Helps normalize blood sugar levels, thus aiding in the treatment of glycemic control and treatment of diabetes.

In addition, some studies also indicate that this medicinal plant improves cognitive function and decreases anxiety.

French Maritime Pine Properties

Pinus maritima's properties include an action that regulates blood circulation, prevents constriction of blood vessels, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and regenerating for the skin.

Usage Mode

This medicinal plant is generally consumed in the form of capsules, and its use in the form of tea or tincture is not common.

Pinus maritima in capsules

This medicinal plant can be used in the form of capsules, which contain dry bark extract in their composition. These capsules should be taken according to the instructions provided on the package, with doses ranging between 40 and 60 mg per day being generally indicated.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should talk to your doctor before starting treatment with this medicinal plant.

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