Red Yeast Rice Market to Rear Excessive Growth During 2017 - 2025

Posted by shahir on September 26th, 2017

Red yeast rice is basically a naturally occurring statin, which helps in lowering the low density lipoprotein (LDL) commonly known as bad cholesterol in our body. Red yeast rice is majorly used in health supplements due to the presence of naturally occurring vitamin monacolin K, which is an active ingredient in Mevacor which is present in lovastatin (Merck’s product) for the prevention of cholesterol and also decrease the risk of heart attacks. Studies conducted on animals suggests that red yeast rice culturing is not prepared in carefully controlled and monitored conditions might form a toxic enzyme citrinin, known to cause kidney failure in some animal subjects and genetic damage in humans. Red yeast rice is a FDA approved Phytosterols carrying compound helping in reduction of blood cholesterol level in humans and beneficial for heart and digestion. Also, it is helpful in treating indigestion, diarrhoea, stomach and spleen health along with improvement in blood circulation

Red Yeast Rice Market: Drivers and Restraints

The Red Yeast Rice Market is estimated to be primarily driven due to its application as an effective lipid and cholesterol lowering drug in East Asian countries and North America U.S region. In China, the product uniformity, safety, labelling of the drug/supplement must be taken care of and should be formulated under controlled condition and expert monitoring in certified laboratory setup. Red yeast rice has been effective in preventing other health disease such as liver disease, diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure)

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