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Policosanol for Cholesterol Benefits and Side Effects

What is Policosanol? Policosanol is a naturally occurring complex alcohol molecule harvested from plant waxes originally derived from sugar cane.  Later it was found that Policosanol can be isolated from bees wax and some plant materials with fatty acids. Small studies and anecdotal evidence seem to suggest that policosanol can reduce the occurence of low density lipoprotein (LDL cholesterol)… Read More »