Pycnogenol® is an extract from the bark of the Maritime Pine. Proanthocyanidins, a sub-group of the flavonoid family of plant compounds, are the key constituents in Pycnogenol® and are known to have significant antioxidant effects. Each capsule provides a full 40mg of Pycnogenol® making it one of the most potent pine bark extract products on the market. As a food supplement for adults only, 1 capsule daily with a meal. Caution: Do not take if pregnant or breast feeding.