Now Foods, Policosanol, Double Strength, 90 Veggie Caps
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|Combo Discount:||- CA$5.40|
- Cardiovascular Health
- 20 mg-from Sugar Cane
- Healthy Cholesterol Metabolism
- GMP-Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Formula
NOW Policosanol is a blend of long-chain fatty alcohols (LCFA) derived from sugar cane, a superior source of these natural plant waxes. Studies indicate that these plant waxes may influence healthy cholesterol metabolism. This formula also includes herbs such as Artichoke and Milk Thistle that are known to support healthy liver function.
This double strength product has twice the Policosanol (20 mg per capsule) as in our regular strength product (10 mg per capsule).
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with food.
Vegetable polysaccharide (capsule), maltodextrin, rice flour, magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Policosanol (from Sugar Cane)||20 mg||*|
|Artichoke Extract (Cynara scolymus) (Leaf) (min. 2% Caffeoylquinic Acids as Cynarins)||100 mg||*|
|Milk Thistle Extract (Silybum marianum) (Fruit/Seeds) (min. 80% Silymarin)||100 mg||*|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||50 mg||*|
|Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera) (Standardized for Polyphenols)||30 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
I read a lot of positive reviews about Policosanol in general and NOW's supplement in particular, and was very optimistic about it. My husband has a family hypercholestorolemia, his levels of total cholesterol and LDL are high since he was very young. Sadly, this supplement had absolutely no effect on his cholesterol and LDL levels after 2 bottles (1 x day = half a year of taking it). The blood test results show exactly the same elevated levels of total cholesterol and LDL, just as they were before he started taking Policosanol. I am disappointed.
My cholesterol dropped by about 20 points when I started taking this product. I also take extra CoQ-10 (actually Ubiquinol) with it.
CHOLESTEROL AND THE IRIS
Posted by Reviewer1734655 on Oct 21, 2016
Well I believe that this product has reduced the rings around my iris by three quarters ... waiting for the blood test results of my cholesterol levels to verify this further. Must admit that I am not consistent with usage either.
Good for cholesterol
Posted by 4677108114511369727 on Jul 31, 2016
My sister uses Policosanol for decreasing her cholesterol level. Together with Red Yeast Rice she has always had cholesterol in acceptable range and her doctor was very surprised that without statines she managed her cholesterol reduce.
Posted by 5661271966513205474 on Oct 19, 2014
My Policosanol Go-to
Posted by 5516202096345799397 on Aug 18, 2014
Been using this to build my PAGG stack from day one and something is going right ;) From what I have seen it's a good quality and value alternative. Too bad it's not 23 or 25 mg (a la PAGG stack).