Gamma-oryzanol isn't absorbed well in the gut. Because of this, it might reduce cholesterol levels by reducing how much cholesterol is absorbed from foods.
People use gamma-oryzanol for high cholesterol, symptoms of menopause, athletic performance, eczema, high blood pressure, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support most of these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
Possibly Effective for
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: Gamma-oryzanol is possibly safe when used appropriately. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if gamma-oryzanol is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Thyroid conditions: Gamma-oryzanol might change thyroid function. Speak with a healthcare provider before using gamma-oryzanol if you have a thyroid condition.
We currently have no information for GAMMA-ORYZANOL overview.
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