Policosanol 20mg 30

R184.74

83 in stock

Vegan, Kosher

Natural extract from rice bran. 

 

Potential applications: Elevated serum lipids (cholesterol / triglycerides), hypertension, angina, intermittent claudication, reduces LDL oxidation, atherosclerosis, reduced ischaemia (decreased blood supply), general cardiovascular protection, elevated liver enzymes (10mg policosanol shown to reduce gammaglutamyl transferase (GGT) and Alanine transaminase (ALT).

Known contraindications: None known

Interactions: Results provide support that policosanol therapy added to hypercholesterolemic elderly individuals taking beta-blockers could provide additional benefits in lowering blood pressure

Those undergoing treatment for cardiovascular disease should discuss any adjunct treatment with their health professional.

No other interactions known.

Side Effects: Studies have shown Policosanol to be very safe and well tolerated.

Useful links: Cardiovascular support – organic flax seed oil, hawthorn berry, l-carnitine, potassium and magnesium, pycnogenol

Note: Concerns regarding the side effects of statin medication such as polyneuropathy increase the need for suitable alternative approaches.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

One vegan capsule provides:

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Policosanol (60% octacosanol) 20mg
in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry
Policosanol is derived from rice bran.

 

To claim from Medical Aid: NAPPI CODE: 712897001