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Rice Bran

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What other names is Rice Bran known by?

Brown Rice Bran, Cereal Fiber, Dietary Fiber, Fibre Alimentaire, Fibre Céréalière, Huile de Son de Riz, Oryza sativa, Rice Bran Oil, Ricebran Oil, Riz de Son, Salvado de Arroz, Son de Riz, Son de Riz Brun, Son de Riz Stabilisé, Stabilized Rice Bran.

What is Rice Bran?

Rice is a plant. The bran (outer layer of the grain) is used for medicine. Be careful not to confuse rice bran with other forms of bran such as oat and wheat bran.

Possibly Effective for...

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Preventing cancer of the colon (bowels) or rectum.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diabetes, high blood pressure, alcoholism, weight loss, AIDS, strengthening the immune system, increasing energy, enhancing athletic performance, improving liver function, preventing heart and blood vessel disease.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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