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- Concentrated Extract
- Dietary Supplement
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Traditional Red Yeast Rice
Red Yeast Rice, also known by its Chinese name Xuezhikang, has been used for centuries in Asia as a healthy food condiment. Its beneficial nutritional properties are mentioned in the ancient Chinese pharmacopoeia, BenCaoGangMu-Dashibuyi, published during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
Traditionally, Red Yeast Rice is prepared by fermentation of a strain of yeast, Monascus purpureus, on rice. The resulting yeast product is crimson, which gives the rice has been used as a condiment in China to flavor bland foods, to preserve meats and to color foods such as fish and cheeses.
This nutritional supplement contains naturally-occurring beneficial unsaturated fatty acids including mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, phytosterols and other phytonutrients. All are elements of a healthy diet.
Red Yeast Rice is a product of the fermentation of rice with the yeast Monascus purpureus. In China Red Yeast Rice has been used for centuries in foods. Its reddish-purple hue made it useful for coloring rice wine, fish sauces, and picked vegetables.
- Concentrated extract
- 600 mg per capsule
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Use only as directed. Take 1 vegetarian capsule twice daily.
Cellulose, magnesium stearate, rice flour, silica and vegetable cellulose capsule.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. This product is not to be used by anyone under 20 years of age. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product. Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding, because using this product may cause birth defects. CA residents, please see Prop. 65 retailer or reference notices.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate||<1 g||<1%†|
Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureas) (extract of fermentation on rice)
|†Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.