Red rice yeast is recommended by some health practitioners as a means of naturally reducing total and LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. The active compounds in red rice yeast, known as monacolins, inhibit cholesterol synthesis.
Beni Koji Red Rice Yeast 120 capsules by Douglas Labs
Each Capsule Contains:
Beni Koji Red Rice Yeast
(Monascus pilosus/anka) 500 mg.
Other ingredients: Gelatin, cellulose and vegetable stearate
Adults take 2 capsules twice daily or as directed by physician.
Does not contain Citrinin which is a by-product of fermentation of red yeast rice that me be present in some red yeast rice products.
Like statins, red rice yeast depletes CoQ10 - so if you take red rice yeast you should also supplement with 90mg to 120mg of CoQ10 daily.