Swanson Ultra Pterostilbene has been used since the ancient days, such is its long standing health benefits in inflammation and diabetes. It has commanding aspects of curbing neurological issues, cancer, inflammation and other conditions that have not yet been scientifically proved.
The discovery of resveratrol in grapes has led researchers to examine similar compounds found in other foods. One of the most promising to date is pterostilbene, a phytonutrient found in certain berries (especially blueberries). Though related to resveratrol, pterostilbene differs from in key ways: it appears to be better absorbed and displays better metabolic stability. In other words, when you take pterostilbene, more of it gets into your system and remains active longer. Preliminary research suggests that pterostilbene offers antioxidant benefits that may be both independent of and complementary to those of resveratrol.