SOURCE: Natural Health Science

November 01, 2006 09:00 ET

Horphag Research Launches New Global Web Site www.pycnogenol.com

GENEVA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 1, 2006 -- Horphag Research, the exclusive worldwide suppliers of Pycnogenol® brand French maritime pine bark extract, unveils their new global Web site today www.pycnogenol.com. The entirely redesigned Web site provides a full spectrum of information including corporate history, Research Library, product details and educational resources.

"With the amount of growth Pycnogenol® has experienced over the years, it became apparent how important it was to improve the function of the Web site for our customers and truly make it a comprehensive resource for them. The updated site is easy to navigate and interactive and will certainly help optimize the visitors experience," said Victor Ferrari, Chief Operating Officer of Horphag Research.

The Web site has four sections dedicated to:

--  Consumers
--  Health Professionals
--  Industry professionals
--  Media
    
Each section is specially designed to reflect the unique needs of the different audiences.

The Consumer portion of the Web site provides an assortment of health conditions that lead the user to research articles and downloadable brochures, view press releases, shop for products and provide frequently asked questions; the Health Professional portion provides a comprehensive research library, bibliography and educational resources; the Industry Professional portion allows users to view marketing campaigns, technical product specifications and contacts for raw material and the Media portion provides downloadable photos and logos.

The Web site provides access to the past 35 years of published research, such as Pycnogenol's® health benefits for cardiovascular health, cognitive function, dermatology, diabetes, eye health, fertility, immune system, joint health, menstrual disorders, oral health, respiratory function, sports nutrition, travel health and vein health.

All portions of the Web site are accessible to everyone who visits www.pycnogenol.com.

About Pycnogenol®

Pycnogenol® is a natural plant extract originating from the bark of the maritime pine that grows along the coast of southwest France and is found to contain a unique combination of procyanidins, bioflavonoids and organic acids, which offer extensive natural health benefits. The extract has been widely studied for the past 35 years and has more than 220 published studies and review articles ensuring safety and efficacy as an ingredient. Today, Pycnogenol® is available in more than 600 dietary supplements, multi-vitamins and health products worldwide. For more information, visit www.pycnogenol.com.

Horphag Research Ltd. is the exclusive worldwide supplier of Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all) French maritime pine bark extract. Pycnogenol® is a registered trademark of Horphag Research Ltd., Guernsey, and its applications are protected by U.S. patents #5,720,956 / #6,372,266 and other international patents. For more information about Pycnogenol® visit our Web site at www.pycnogenol.com.

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