Know all about Gamma Oryzanol and its health benefits

Gamma oryzanol is a substantial product that is dug out from rice bran oil.

Published on Sep 30, 2022 07:18 PM IST  |  349.2K
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Bran fraction of rice, kernels or seeds of the rice plant is used to extract rice bran oil.

Gamma oryzanol is a substantial product that is dug out from rice bran oil. Bran fraction of rice, kernels or seeds of the rice plant is used to extract rice bran oil. These seeds or bran possess a plethora of gamma oryzanol which is a mixture of antioxidant compounds. Gama Orizanol, Gamma-Oryzanol, Gamma-OZ and Oryzanol are some other prominent names of this extracted product. Other fruits and vegetables and wheat bran also consist of this compound and it further aids in easing varied health glitches including high cholesterol levels, symptoms of menopause and ageing.

What are its uses?

Gamma Oryzanol works on high cholesterol levels by dipping the absorption of cholesterol in the foods. Moreover, it is believed that accurate consumption of this substance can assist in increasing the levels of testosterone in the body along with escalating the levels of hormones in the body. 

Health benefits of Gamma Oryzanol

Lower high cholesterol levels

It is backed up by science that when gamma oryzanol is consumed orally, it can significantly decrease the high levels of total cholesterol by decreasing the bad cholesterol (LDL) and blood fats called triglycerides in beings who have high cholesterol levels. Appropriate consumption of this product, when accompanied by vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids, and niacin, proved to decrease cholesterol levels within the duration of 4 months.

Escalate athletic performance

Early investigations propose that when the apt proportions of this substance are consumed, it can escalate the endurance, stamina and strength of people, consequently, proliferating athletic performance and muscular functions. However, shreds of evidence on the subject are still insufficient due to which commenting on its effectiveness is a little vague.

Escalate athletic performance

Can ease multiple skin conditions

Rice and its products have been an integral part of the cosmetic industry for years and are proved effective in adding up to beauty while treating acne, pimples and dull skin. Usage of gamma oryzanol on the skin conditions like itchiness, inflamed, dryness or flakiness for at least 6 months can bring a significant change in the skin. 

Can ease multiple skin conditions

Soothe the symptoms of menopause

Menopause is a distressing condition which comes with its own discomforting signs and symptoms. Consumption of Gamma Oryzanol can balance the estrogen levels in the body while calming the disturbing symptoms of menopause. Ensure that you check with a health professional before consuming. 

As per health experts, Gamma Oryzanol is extremely safe as long as you abide by the recommended amounts and consult a health professional before consuming. There are no side effects of this substance but if you are suffering from any kind of sensitivities or medical problems, then do consult a doctor before adding it to your diet. 

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