|Product No.: RY-004
Red Yeast Rice 0.4%
Red yeast rice has been used in China for centuries
as both a food and a medicinal substance. It is made
by fermenting rice with one yeast called Monascus
purpureus Went. In Chinese medicine, red yeast rice
is used to promote blood circulation, soothe upset
stomach, and invigorate the function of the spleen,
a body organ that destroys old blood cells and filters
foreign substances. Recently, it has been discovered
that red yeast rice contains Lovastatin which can
Lovastatin, Monacolin K, Functional Monascus Red Rice,
Functional Red Yeast Rice, Red Yeast Rice Extract
Molecular Formula: C24H36O5
Molecular Weight: 404.54
CAS No.: 75330-75-5
Botanical Origin: Monascus purpureus
Went - Fermented rice
Identification: Positive by TLC
Appearance: Dark red powder
Mesh Size: 90% Min. through 80 mesh
Assay: Lovastatin (Monacolin K )
0.4% Min. (HPLC)
Moisture: 8.0% Max.
Heavy Metals: 20ppm Max.
Lead (Pb): 2ppm Max.
Arsenic (As): 2ppm Max.
Total Aerobic Count: 1,000cfu/g Max.
Yeast & Mold: 100cfu/g Max.
E. coli: Negative
Packing: 25kgs/Fibre drum, two plastic-bags
Storage: Stored in a well-closed
container away from moisture and light
Shelf Life: Two years
Main Biological Activity:
1. Blood circulation improver
2. Adjust abnormal blood lipid levels
1. Health food
3. Dietary supplements