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Overview: Policosanol is predominantly used for conditions that affect the health of the heart and blood vessels such as high cholesterol that cause poor circulation which narrow the blood vessels that serve the heart.
Policosanol seems to assist at decreasing cholesterol production in the liver and to increase the breakdown of LDL (bad cholesterol). Policosanol seems to also assist at decreasing the stickiness of particles in the blood known as platelets, which might help reduce blood clots.
- Decreasing cholesterol production in the liver
- Breaking down low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol
Common Dosage: 5 to 10 mg twice daily