How Long Does Red Yeast Rice Extract Powder Take to Lower Cholesterol

2024-05-07 20:16:08

Red yeast rice extract powder is a Chinese traditional medicine. It is a substance that's extracted from rice that's been fermented with a type of yeast called monascus purpureus. This powder is pure natural, high safety, good for human health food supplement. Therefore, it has a widely used in different fields.Like food coloring, additive, and preservative.

Active ingredient in extract powder has monascorubin,monacolinK,ergosterol, enzyme active substances and -aminobutyric acid and other compounds.


How many dosages used every day? Common specification is 0.2% monacolinK, we advice used 5g per day, for 0.4% monacolinK, advice used 2.5g per days. One showed that taking 2.4 grams per day reduced LDL levels by 22% and total cholesterol by 16% in 12 weeks. This results have not be proved, but it is truth can reduce cholesterol.

This is table of the dosage of red yeast rice extract powder


Recommended dose (mg/ day)

Functional red Yeast

0.2% total


0.4% total


1% total


1.5% total


2% total


3% total


We can use take this healthcare products everyday in appropriate dosage.

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