Red Yeast Extract

Red Yeast Extract

Red Yeast Extract

  •   Extract The Source: Red Yeast Rice
  •   CAS: 75330-75-5
  •   Appearance: Red Powder
  •   Particle Size: 95% Through An 80 Mesh Sieve
  •   Specification: 0.1%-4%
  •   Storage: Store In A Cool, Dry Place


Red yeast extract is made of indica rice as raw material. Using modern biological engineering technology to isolate high-quality red yeast through liquid deep fermentation and refining. This creates a purely natural food additive that is high in safety and benefits human health.

Additionally, this product has a bright color, pure color, and fullness. It is also thermally and lights stable, making it an ideal colorant for natural green food.

The main active ingredient in red yeast extract is lovastatin, which is a new type of lipid-lowering drug that was first listed in the 1980s.

Due to its unique curative effect, it is hailed as a milestone in the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system. Red yeast is well-received by the majority of patients.

The Product Name Red Yeast Extract
Extract The Source Red Yeast Rice
Molecular Formula C24H36The5
Molecular Weight 404.540
CAS 75330-75-5
Appearance Red Powder
Particle Size 95% Through An 80 Mesh Sieve
Specification 0.1%-4%
Storage Store In A Cool, Dry Place
Shelf life 24 Months

The Red Yeast Extract Function

  • Anti-obesity activity

Red yeast extract has been shown to impede the growth and differentiation of 3T3-L1 pre-fat cells. It can lead to increased lipolytic activity in mature fat cells.

However, there is no observed effect on the activity of heparin-releasing lipoprotein lipolytic enzyme.

  • Anticancer activity

Red yeast extract has been shown to significantly reduce the growth of colon cancer cells HCT-116 and HT-29, as well as promote cell death (apoptosis).

Even after the removal of the lovastatin component, the red yeast extract still had an inhibitory effect on colon cancer cells. However, adding mevalonate to cultured colon cancer cells reversed the tumor suppressor effect of lovastatin, but had no effect on the Erythroxylum extract.

  • Efficacy in preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease

Red Yeast Rice Extract has a more powerful protective effect than a large quantity of pure monacolinK. This is because except for monacolin K, Red Yeast Rice Extract also contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory active ingredients.

The potential synergistic effects of these ingredients make Red Yeast Extract more effective in inhibiting the Aβ40-induced inflammatory response, as well as oxidative damage.

Therefore, there is one possibility that we can use the red yeast extract to create a new type of healthy food, which is help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

Red yeast extract contains ergosterol, which is a precursor to fat-soluble vitamin D2. This vitamin is produced by an ultraviolet photochemical reaction, and it plays an important role in regulating the metabolic function of life.

This vitamin can also promote the absorption of calcium and phosphorus by pregnant women and the elderly.

  • Other effects

Red yeast extract is also known to have anti-inflammatory, blood pressure lowering, and blood lipid-lowering effects.

Red Yeast Extract Application

  • Medicine
  • Health care products
  • Functional food
  • Health care products

Why Use FoxHerb Red Yeast Rice Extract?

FocusHerb has been dedicated to the advancement of plant extracts for many years. Our prices for food market products are highly competitive.

Our red yeast rice extract is put through comprehensive independent testing. We must guarantee their safety for consumption globally.

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