Pure Encapsulations, Policosanol 20 mg 120 capsules


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Quick Overview

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    Product Description

    What Is It?
    Policosanol is a well-tolerated mixture of long-chain aliphatic alcohols derived from sugar cane wax, promoting healthy lipid metabolism, triglyceride support, platelet function, and antioxidant protection for cardiovascular health.*

    Uses For Policosanol

    Lipid And Cardiovascular Support: The promising results of randomized, double blind placebo-controlled trials, including comparative studies, suggest that policosanol supports cardiovascular health. Though the mechanism for cardiovascular support of this substance remains unclear, policosanol may act in part by providing antioxidant protection, promoting healthy platelet function, and supporting healthy lipid metabolism. Over a decade of short-term and long-term clinical research involving thousands of subjects reveals the safety and tolerability of policosanol. At the highest dosage recommended by Pure Encapsulations, policosanol may support healthy triglyceride metabolism in some individuals.*

    What Is The Source?
    Policosinol is derived from sugar cane wax.Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.

    Pure Encapsulations recommends 10-40 mg per day, in divided doses, with meals.

    Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
    At this time, there are no known side effects or precautions. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.

    Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
    Policosanol supports healthy platelet function and may act synergistically with blood-thinning drugs. Caution under these conditions and the close supervision of a health professional are advised.

    Supplement Facts

    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
    Policosanol (from sugar cane wax)
       providing (typically):
    20 mg
       1 - octacosanol 12-15 mg
       1 - triacontanol 0-4 mg
       1 - hexacosanol 0.4-6 mg
       1 - tetracosanol 0-2 mg
       1 - nonacosanol 0-2 mg
       1 - dotriacontanol 0.02-2 mg
       1 - tetratriacontanol 0.02-2 mg
       1 - heptacosanol 0-0.01 mg

    1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.

    Additional Information

    SKU PE-PO21
    Name Pure Encapsulations, Policosanol 20 mg 120 capsules
    UPC 766298005164
    MPN PO21
    Brand Pure Encapsulations
    Form Capsule
    Shipping Weight 0.4000
    Serving Size 1
    Product Type Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free


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