Now Foods, Octacosanol, 5000 mcg, 100 Capsules (Discontinued Item)
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- Wheat Free & Gluten Free
- High Potency
- A Dietary Supplement
Octocosanol is a naturally occurring substance found in sugar cane, wheat germ oil, spinach, and other natural sources. Our Octocosanol is derived from spinach and is a wheat-free product.
As a dietary supplement, take one capsule daily, preferably with meals.
Gelatin (capsule), cellulose, silica and magnesium stearate.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Octocosanol (from 350 mg of Spinach Concentrate)||5.0 mg (5,000 mcg)||*|
|Triacosanol (from Spinach Concentrate)||7.4 mg||*|
|Hexacosanol (from Spinach Concentrate)||1.3 mg||*|
|Tetracosanol (from Spinach Concentrate)||1.9 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
Instead of prescribing statens, my doctor recommended Octacosanol to assist with the reduction of my cholesterol. While it is not the while source of my cholesterol reduction, it has contibuted a great deal, which has been confirmed by my blood tests.
If you have knee problems take Octacosanol. Believe me it works. I was going to have a knee operation but now I don't need it. iHerb.com has very fast service and shipping. Yes I will be back. Charlotte Apple
This product is a lifesaver for CFS patients
Posted by Reviewer1943468 on Oct 29, 2012
In 1997, I came down with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). I was out of work for most of 1997 and 1998 with the illness. During that time, I did find products that helped me cope with some of the mental (brain fog) issues associated with the illness but my energy levels were still lacking. In the fall of 2004, I started taking octacosanol which was part of a blend in another product. It was very expensive. After several years, I started buying Now Foods, Octacosanol, 5000 mcg, 100 Capsules and I have been using them daily ever since as part of my regiment to combat CFS. While I will never be 100% cured of this illness, the octacosanol has increased my energt levels and has allowed me to resume my life. If you have energy issues, I highly recommend this product.
Posted by Reviewer2448476 on Jan 30, 2012
Have used this for years. like it
my injurance is increasing
Posted by Reviewer1962384 on May 08, 2011
ive only been useing it for just over one week
It's early days...
Posted by Jodi-Hummingbird on May 14, 2010
But so far so good, I can at least tolerate this supplement. I'm trying it because I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, a disease with many similarities to MS. Have been reading Dr Atkin's comments on how Ca-AEP is the number one treatment for MS, and Octacosanol is number two.