21st Century, Red Yeast Rice, 150 Veggie Caps
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- Dietary Supplement
- Herbal Extract
- 100% Vegetarian
- A Valuable Addition to a Healthy Diet
Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) has been used for centuries in the Chinese diet as a staple food and for its health benefits. 21st Century's Red Yeast Rice has been quality tested to assure maximum benefit.
Take up to two (2) vegetarian capsules daily with any meal, or as directed by a health care provider. Not to exceed four (4) capsules in a 24 hour period. Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Vegetable cellulose, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, maltodextrin, oat fiber, rice bran.
Unconditionally guaranteed for purity, freshness and label potency. No added sugar, salt, preservatives or artificial flavors.
100% vegetarian formula.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if product appears to be tampered with or seal is broken. Store at room temperature.
Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding, because this product contains a chemical known to harm fetus. If you are taking any medications, consult your doctor before use. Avoid this product if you have liver disease. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur including muscle pain or weakness, rash or gastrointestinal discomfort. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if seal under cap is broken or missing.
|Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 75|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus)||1200 mg||**|
|** Daily Value (DV) not established.|
I picked this brand because consumerlab.com found it to be one that wasn't contaminated with citramin, a naturally occurring toxin (and bad for you!) that was in some other brands. And I can personally testify to red rice yeast lowering my genetically high cholesterol when even a really great diet couldn't. This brand also (according to consumer lab) had a consistent level of statins -- twice as much as my other (contaminated brand) had. The product came promptly. Thanks! Laura
So far so good.
Posted by Reviewer1430302 on Jun 08, 2016
I have tried different brands and decided to try this one since it was economical. Thus far, seems to be ok. Check up with Doc for heart indicates BP is very good. Visit in May brought a BP of 128/ 76. Nice! High BP runs in my family and I did not wish to take RX and Doc worked me. Let's hope this one keeps me at the good mark. Will find out next year at annual review. Thanks!
Did not helped
Posted by Reviewer2923231 on Jul 02, 2012
Unfortunately this did not helped me. I checked my cholesterol level before start to use it and after using whole bottle. And after it was the same level than before.
Posted by Reviewer2186886 on May 07, 2011
I have been taking red yeast rice for a couple years and it has help to reduce my total cholestrol significantly. I alternate using a brand sold by my naturopath and 21 century and have seen no drop in effectiveness with this substitution. The only down side is that 21 st century does not contain CoQ10 which is depleted by any type of statin type med, so I take an additonal co Q10 supplement.
did not work
Posted by Reviewer3042578 on Dec 23, 2010
I chose these because of the review on consumer lab. I have used red rice yeast (another brand)before for my cholesterol, and it worked beautifully--just like a presecribed statin. This time, despite 2 tablets twice a day, there has been no change in my cholesterol levels after over 3 months of taking these--I still have an LDL of 173 and a total cholesterol of 276. A total waste of time and money.
A strong product
Posted by Reviewer1484591 on Sep 09, 2010
I read other reviews on this red yeast rice and it seems to be a great product. It must be very potent because I can't take it - I get the same side effects from this one that I get from prescription statins. Maybe I'll try half doses.