1. About Antioxidants

    About Antioxidants

    Nowadays, there is lots of talk about antioxidants when it comes to food and health. But what exactly are they? Demystifying here the virtues of these promising (...)

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  2. Our Research

    Our Research

    Why do we conduct research? Pure Hazelwood, inspired by the Native American tradition, has developed and commercialized necklaces and bracelets (...)

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  3. Extractives, What Are They?

    Extractives, What Are They?

    Extractives are compounds with a low molecular weight that are found in the porous structure of wood. Their name comes from their being easily extracted (...)

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  4. Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress

    Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress

    Free radicals are unstable molecules of our metabolism that are part of the reactive oxygen species (ROS) produced during the reduction of water into O2 (...)

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  5. The Role of Antioxidants

    The Role of Antioxidants

    The organism produces its own antioxidants, which neutralize the effects of free radicals, but vitamins, minerals and compounds, called phytonutrients (...)

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  6. Polyphenols, a Family of Extractives

    Polyphenols, a Family of Extractives

    Polyphenols are compounds unique to the plant kingdom. We find them in tea, vegetables, fruit, and also in trees! Their nature is defined by their molecular structure (...)

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