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Red Yeast Rice is a unique natural product native to China that's been used in Asian traditional medical systems since approximately 800 A.D. Produced by fermenting red yeast (Monascus purpureus) with white rice, Red Yeast Rice is commonly used in cooking applications to enhance the color and flavor of foods. Peking Duck is an example of the coloration and flavor imparted by Red Yeast Rice. NOW® Red Yeast Rice is carefully produced to avoid the presence of citrinin, a sometimes toxic by-product of the fermentation process.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 tablet 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with food.
|Serving Size:||1 Tablet|
|Servings Per Container:||60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. † Daily Value not established.|
|Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate)||275 mg||28%|
|Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) (Concentrated (10:1) Powder)||1.2 g (1,200 mg)||†|
Other Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin, Silica, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Vegetable Coating.
NOW® Red Yeast Rice delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods.
Contains no: sugar, salt, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Warning: Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding, because using this product may harm the fetus. Individuals with liver disease or those currently taking statins or other medications should consult with a health practitioner prior to use.
Store in a cool, dry place.