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NOW® Policosanol 20mg (90 Vcaps)

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NOW® Policosanol 20mg (90 Vcaps)

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NOW® Policosanol is a blend of long-chain fatty alcohols (LCFA) derived from sugar cane, a superior source of these natural plant waxes. Studies indicate that these plant waxes may influence healthy cholesterol metabolism.

What is Policosanol?

NOW Foods Policosanol from Sugar Cane also includes Artichoke, Milk Thistle, Alpha Lipoic Acid and Grape Seed. This double strength product has twice the Policosanol (20 mg per capsule) as in our regular strength product (10 mg per capsule).

Health Benefits of NOW® Policosanol

NOW Foods Policosanol can support cardiovascular health. This formula also includes herbs such as Artichoke and Milk Thistle that are known to support healthy liver function.

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Double Strength
  • 20 mg - from Sugar Cane
  • Plus Artichoke, Milk Thistle, Alpha Lipoic Acid & Grape Seed
  • Vegetarian Formula
  • Why NOW® Policosanol is a Great Value

    NOW nutritional products including Policosanol are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. All NOW Foods product from Whole Health come with a 60 Day Money Back Guarantee.
    Get NOW® Policosanol Supplements from Whole Health for a pure and natural product that is Vegetarian/Vegan and Produced in a GMP facility.
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    Health Notes

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    Policosanol is a mixture of long-chain alcohols (waxes), including octacosanol, extracted from natural sources.

    • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
    • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
    • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

    Our proprietary “Star-Rating” system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

    For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

    This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

    Used for AmountWhy
    Intermittent Claudication
    10 mg twice per day3 stars[3 stars]
    Supplementing with policosanol may reduce platelet stickiness and improve walking capacity.
    High Triglycerides
    10 to 20 mg daily2 stars[2 stars]
    Policosanol may be helpful in normalizing triglyceride levels.
    High Cholesterol
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Policosanol may affect cholesterol levels by inhibiting cholesterol production by the liver but most research has casted doubt on its effectiveness.

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