Overview of Red Yeast Rice Extract
Red yeast rice is rice that has been fermented by the red yeast, monascus purpureus. Red yeast rice has been used by the Chinese for many centuries as a food preservative, food colorant (Red yeast rice is responsible for the red color of Peking duck), spice, and ingredient in rice wine. Red yeast rice continues to be a dietary staple in China, Japan, and Asian communities in the United States, with an estimated average consumption of 14 to 55 grams of red yeast rice per day per person.
Red yeast rice also has been used in China for over 1,000 years for medicinal purposes. Red yeast rice was described in an ancient Chinese list of drugs as useful for improving blood circulation and for alleviating indigestion and diarrhea. There is also growing interest in evaluating red yeast rice for use as a natural food dye andor preservative.
Specifications of Red Yeast Rice Extract
Product Name:Red rice yeast Lovastatin
Latin Name: Monascus purpureus
Specification: Lovastatin 1.0%, 1.5%, 2.0%, 2.5%, 3.0%
Appearance: Red Brown Fine Powder
Test method :HPLC
Molecular formula: C24H36O5
Molecular weight: 404.54
Part Used: Rice (Dried, 100% Natural)
Particle size :100% pass 80 mesh
Shelf Life:Two years
1.Red rice yeast Lovastatin With the function of lowering blood pressure and total cholesterol and triglycerides;
2.Red rice yeast Lovastatin With the function of improving blood circulation and benefiting stomach;
3.Red rice yeast Lovastatin Antioxidant, preventing coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis;
4.Red rice yeast Lovastatin With the function of reducing the occurring of Alzheimer's disease.
Applications of Red Yeast Rice Extract:
1.For Medicine Product:
Functional Red Yeast Rice has the function of lowering blood pressure and lowering blood fat.And the monascus contained therein can prevent the production of Cholesterol K.
2.For Healthy products:
Functional Red Yeast Rice has the effect of improving blood circulation,spleen digestion and blood cirulation.
Functional Red Rice has strong tinting strength for proteins.Therefore it often used as a coloring dye for foods.
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