A recent clinical study found that this extract from the bark of French maritime pine trees can significantly and safely improve the symptoms of psoriasis:www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2015/5/New-Study-Finds-Pycnogenol-Effectively-Treats-Psoriasis/Page-01Lead study researcher, Dr. Gianni Belcaro, said that, “As a natural nuclear factor-kappa beta (NF-kb) inhibitor, Pycnogenol reduces inflammation at the onset and can act as a natural, vegetal ingredient to control inflammation, swelling, and oxidative stress.
“In this study and in several others on chronic inflammatory conditions,” said Belcaro, “Pycnogenol has shown significant clinical results and without any side effects, making it a safe, natural, alternative for those seeking relief from the symptoms of psoriasis.”...
After the 12-week trial, 80% of the Pycnogenol group decided to continue using the extract, a good indicator of their emotional reward.
Male, born 1951, DX IBD Feb08. No meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Food diary instead of SCD or Paleo. When needed powdered psyllium seed mixed with VSL3DS and blueberries is very helpful.
Two(2) Lactobacillus Reuteri (NCIMB 30242) and two(2) Culturelle each morning. Fish oil, curcumin, extra D3, magnesium, multivitamin.
Resistant Starch and lots of fruit & vegetables (but no cruciferous), No Gluten, no soda, no HFCS, no xylitol or sorbitol, no trans fat, no shellfish, no carrageenan, no GMO foods saturated with Roundup.Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys