gamma oryzanol

gamma oryzanol

A mixture of substances (e.g., sterols and ferulic acid) extracted from rice bran oil. It been used in Japan for postmenopausal symptoms, mild anxiety, stomach upset, hypercholesterolaemia; in the US, it has been used as a sports supplement, premised on its antioxidant activity and its alleged ability to enhance muscle growth by stimulating growth hormone and testosterone release.

A short, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study did not confirm these assertions.
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Rice bran oil is naturally rich in nutrients such as gamma oryzanol, tocopherols and tocotrienols.
Gamma oryzanol is a mixture of ferulic acid esters of sterol and triterpene alcohols in rice bran oil.
Gamma oryzanol (CAS 11042-64-1) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on gamma oryzanol markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.
In particular, several nutrients have been shown in clinical studies to be effective in relieving hot flashes, including fish oils, hesperidin (a flavonoid) in combination with vitamin C, pine bark extract, gamma oryzanol (a compound in rice bran oil), and vitamin E.
Co-administration of trans-ferulic acid or gamma oryzanol to c57BL mice with ethanol for 30 days showed a potent inhibition of ethanol stimulated lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in liver.
High levels of vitamin E (tocopherols and trienols) are retained in the extraction process, along with gamma oryzanol, a plant sterol found only in rice.
Some women may find benefits in micronized progesterone in gamma oryzanol.
Typical supplements used to treat LGS include enzymes, probiotics such as Lactobacillus GG, beneficial yeast--specifically Saccharomyces boulardii, B vitamins, vitamins A, C and E, zinc, selenium, molybdenum, manganese, magnesium, glutamine, N-acetyl cysteine, quercetin, catechins, silymarin, taraxacum, essential fatty acids, fiber and gamma oryzanol.
Antioxidancy: The presence of tocopherols and tocotrienols along with gamma oryzanol within rice bran and its extract provides a significant one-two punch for providing formulation oxidative stability.
The Company's flagship products contain Gamma Oryzanol, a naturally occurring extract derived from rice bran oil.
Adds pre-biotic dietary fiber to any formula - Rich in micro nutrients such as gamma oryzanol and tocotrienols - Perfect for formulating into protein shakes - Adds nutritional value at a competitive price