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10 Facts About Functional Red Yeast Rice

10 Facts About Functional Red Yeast Rice2019.10.31

1. The functional red yeast rice is a product obtained by inoculating Monascus Purpureus into rice and fermenting for several days. So it is a product of natural process.




2. Functional red yeast rice has been scientifically proved that it is effective for lowering cholesterol levels, reducing triglycerides and blood pressure.


3. Functional red yeast rice is a safe, effective and ideal natural lipid-regulating product. So it is often seen in supplement product or works as pharmaceutical raw material.


4. Monacolin K is the active compound found in red yeast rice that is commonly extracted and used in cholesterol-lowering statins and medications.


5. You can also find synthetic red yeast product in the market. You can identify the synthetic one from the natural one by checking the proportion of Monacolin K acid form. The more accurate way is carbon isotope test.


6. The proportion of Monacolin K acid form in top-quality natural red yeast rice may take up to 60%. After sterilization process, it will still take up to 10%-20%.


7. To produce top-quality red yeast rice, it will take over 15 strictly controlled steps which involve precise temperature and time control.


8. The most essential step in producing red yeast rice is fermentation. Top companies in the industry will have two fermentation stages, high temperature stage and low temperature stage.


9. The key material of red yeast rice, Monascus Purpureus, needs regularly rejuvenation to keep its vitality and improve its quality.


10. Citrinin found in red yeast rice caused some controversy. The general standard for citrinin in the industrial is below 50ppb. But you can also find red yeast rice which is totally free of citrinin in the market.


 
You can find top-quality Red Yeast Rice just here in OKCHEM.


Zhejiang Red Yeast Rice Technology Co., Ltd is one of OKCHEM’s certified suppliers which is a high-tech biotechnology enterprise specializing in the production of natural functional red yeast rice. They can produce more than 200 tons of high-quality functional red yeast rice products annually for export. All of their products can meet the highest requirements of the European Union and the United States Pharmacopoeia. Check out their homepage and send inquiry to them now to start the business.
 

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