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Products name: Policosanol

Specification: 95%; 98%; 99%

CAS No.: 142583-61-7

Policosanol Introduce

Policosanol is a mixture of a few fatty alcohols derived from the waxes of such plants as sugar cane and rice bran wax, as well as beeswax. The most prevalent alcohol in policosanol is octacosanol, followed by triacontanol.

There is a much lower concentration of several other fatty alcohols: behenyl alcohol, lignoceryl alcohol, ceryl alcohol, 1-heptacosanol, 1-nonacosanol, 1-dotriacontanol, and geddyl alcohol.

Policosanol (or polycosanol) is the generic term for a natural extract of plant waxes. It is used as a nutritional supplement intended to lower LDL cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol) and increase HDL cholesterol ("good" or "healthy" cholesterol) and to help prevent atherosclerosis, though some studies have raised questions about the effectiveness of policosanol.

Quality Index

Policosanol ≥ 95%; 98%; 99%
Octacosanol Purity 5% -90 % (GC test) (we can supply any purity from 5% to 90%)
Heavy metal ≤ 10mg/kg
Lead (Pb) ≤ 1 mg/kg
Arsenic (As) ≤ not detected (less than 0.005 mg/kg)
Total number of bacteria ≤ 1000cfu/g
Yeasts and molds 100cfu/g
Salmonella not detected
Escherichia coli not detected
Benzo [a] pyrene not detected (<2 μg/kg)
Ash ≤ 0.1 %
Moisture and volatile matter ≤ 0.5%
The solvent residue not detected
Pesticide residue not detected(DDT, Quintozene, Aldrin)
Package 1kg/bag,5kg/bag,15kg/drum,20kg/drum,25kg/drum
Delivery time 2 days after payment arrived
Store and shelf time Put in dry and cold place; 3 years with right method

Policosanol efficacy and application

(1) To strengthen stamina, vigour and physical strength;

(2) To improve the reactive sensitivity;

(3) To improve the stress strength;

(4) To promote function of sex hormone, ease the pain of muscle;

(5) To improve the function of cardiac muscle,

(6) To reduce cholesterol, blood fat and systolic pressure;

(7) To improve the organism metabolism.

(8) Improve strength, speed and endurance, anti fatigue, cholesterol-reducing.

Policosanol is used to improve exercise performance including strength, stamina, and reaction time. It is also used for herpes infections, skin diseases, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease), high cholesterol, and “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis).

Policosanol has been widely used in functional food, all kinds of nutrition, medicine, cosmetics and high-grade feed.

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