Oryzanol is used as medicines in some countries – an exceptional element of rice bran oil that is achieved from seeds or kernels of the rice plant which contains capacious amounts of Oryzanol.

Oryzanol contains a variety of antioxidants that are good for health; it has a lot of benefits. In many countries, rice bran oil is extensively used every day for cooking and its extracts are used in the cosmetic industry.

Adding Oryzanol in your everyday diet or routine will only add to more of good health as it has proven worldwide benefits.



1.Helps in lowering cholesterol

consumption of rice bran oil everyday extensively helps to increase the good cholesterol and lowers the bad cholesterol as it contains heaps of Oryzanol. Cholesterol passes through the blood by proteins called ‘lipoproteins’ known as LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and HDL (high-density lipoprotein) that carry cholesterol throughout the body.

2.Reduces hypertension

consuming rice bran oil with a bit of sesame oil regularly would help in reducing hypertension very effectively. This is mainly because of the antioxidants present in Oryzanol and sesamin in sesame oil.


it is proven that Oryzanol has protective effects over oxidative stress which is responsible for hyperglycaemia and diabetes.

 4.Protects the liver

Oryzanol has some good effects against liver cirrhosis (meaning poor functioning and scarring of the liver). It also protects the liver against the alcohol damage.

 5.Anti-carcinogenic effect

studies have found that Oryzanol has a better effect to inhibit tumor growth, in tumor bearing mice.

6.Effective in treatment of Gastrointestinal disorders including stress induced gastric and duodenal ulcers

a week’s treatment with Oryzanol showed a significant prevention from fasting ulcer and two weeks of Oryzanol consumption has shown clear and better difference in acetic acid ulcers with lesser serum level of gastrin.


Oryzanol has someeffective anti-inflammatory properties. It also supresses pathological conditions including weight loss of the body, diarrhoea and intestinal bleeding.


rice bran oil consists heaps and capacious amounts of Oryzanol which is good for the bone health and has shown effective results in treating osteoporosis.

 9.Treats menopause

those who consumed rice bran oilhave experienced a visible reduction in menopausal symptoms as Oryzanol helps in reducing the over secretion of the Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone (FSH & LH).


Oryzanol has plenty of skin and hair benefits. The beauty industry incorporates the use of Oryzanol in most hair and body products ranging from anti-aging, skin whiteningand hydrating creams to sunscreen and moisturizing lotions, shampoos and conditioners.

 11.Effect on damage caused by smoking

one major hazardous compounds of cigarette smoking is nicotine and Oryzanol helps and protects the cells from significant oxidative damage to the lungs and liver and also prevents the toxins induced by nicotine from attacking the membrane.

 12.Effect on thyroid

According to observations and studies, Oryzanol is helpful in reducing elevated levels of serum TSH in thyroid patients.

13.Anti-oxidant effects

Oryzanol present in the rice bran oil is known for its anti-oxidant properties.

 14.Neuro protective effect

Oryzanol has shown effective results in reducing systematic and objective effects of stress. It has a therapeutic ability to protect the body from oxidative stress-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer.

 Overall, studies so far have proved physiological effects related to rice bran oil – Oryzanol and its components beneficial for health. Daily consumption is beneficial for the above mentioned causes.