The term policosanol refers to a group of related fatty alcohols that are often derived from sugar cane. It has many benefits for cardiovascular health. It is useful against abnormal blood clotting and may lower elevated diastolic blood pressure in people with hypertension. In addition, it has beneficial effects on atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries. Policosanol can also lower high total serum cholesterol while increasing beneficial HDL cholesterol levels by up to 10%. It can also decrease LDL cholesterol by up to 20% and inhibit harmful oxidation of LDL. Although consumption of refined sugar can be detrimental to good health, this derivitive of the sugar cane plant has health-promoting qualities.
- Keep out of the reach of children.
- Not for use by persons under the age of 18.
- Consult a licensed health care practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant or nursing.
- Use only as directed.