Red Yeast Rice Extract 3.0% monacolin HPLC

Red Yeast Rice Extract @3.0% monacolin @HPLC
  • Red Yeast Rice Extract 

    1.Basic Information

    Red yeast rice extract is extracted from rice that's been fermented with a type of yeast called Monascus purpureus.a traditional Chinese medicine that has been purported to lower cholesterol. Several types of the extract are sold as supplements,

    2. Specification

    Red Yeast Rice Extract  

    1.5%~3.0% monakolin K HPLC

    3. Red yeast Rice benefits

    RYR contains several compounds known as monacolins, which block the production of cholesterol. One of these, monacolin K, has the same structure as the drugs lovastatin and mevinolin. Studies suggest that RYR use may lead to a 10-33% reduction in low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol. This is a moderate effect, compared to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved "statin" drugs. Information on the long-term safety of RYR is limited at this time.


    Since research into RYRE is in its early stages, experts still aren't sure what the ideal dose should be. The amounts taken in some studies have varied from 1.2 to 2.4 grams per day. In China and other countries, estimates of average daily consumption are much higher.

    Keep in mind that the amount of monacolin -- perhaps the most important ingredient -- in a red yeast rice extract can vary a lot. There are many different strains of the yeast. Different types of fermentation are used. One study of different brands of red yeast rice supplementsshowed that the amount of monacolin ranged from 0% to 0.58%.

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