Lipoplex 120g

$89.95 AUD


Red yeast rice extract is a traditional Chinese culinary and medicinal product that's been used for centuries. It's made by fermenting rice with a specific type of yeast, Monascus purpureus. Here are some of the health benefits that have been associated with red yeast rice extract:

  1. Lowers Cholesterol: Red yeast rice extract contains monacolin K, which is chemically identical to the active ingredient in the cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin. This compound can help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, which can lower the risk of heart disease.
  2. May Improve Heart Health: By lowering cholesterol levels, red yeast rice extract can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Some studies have also suggested it may help reduce blood pressure and inflammation, further contributing to heart health.
  3. Antioxidant Properties: Red yeast rice contains compounds with antioxidant properties, which can help protect the body against damage from free radicals. This may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer.
  4. Anti-inflammatory Effects: Some components in red yeast rice, such as monacolin K and other monacolins, have anti-inflammatory properties, which may help reduce the risk of chronic inflammatory conditions.
  5. Potential Benefits for Metabolic Syndrome: Preliminary research suggests that red yeast rice may have benefits for people with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. It may help improve blood sugar control and reduce obesity markers.
  6. Liver Health: There is some evidence to suggest that red yeast rice may have protective effects on the liver, helping to improve liver function markers in people with liver disease.


Red yeast rice extract


  • 1 level scoop (2 g) daily in 50 mL water or sprinkle on food


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