BLACK RICE Overview Information
Black rice is a type of rice that contains high amounts of certain antioxidants. This gives the rice its characteristic black color.
How does it work?
It is not known how black rice might work for medical conditions. Black rice contains high levels of antioxidants which may have anti-inflammatory activity.
- Heart disease. Early research shows that eating black rice does not change cholesterol or triglyceride levels in people with heart disease.
- Skin inflammation (dermatitis).
- High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia).
- Other conditions.
BLACK RICE Side Effects & Safety
Black rice is LIKELY SAFE for most people when consumed in amounts commonly found in foods. However, there isn't enough reliable information available to know if black rice is safe or what the side effects might be when it is used in larger amounts as a medicine.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding : There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking black rice as a medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
BLACK RICE Dosing
The appropriate dose of black rice depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for black rice. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.