Material Extracted from sugar cane has become a drug to reduce cholesterol
Sugar cane could soon become a source of a successful drug to reduce harmful cholesterol ratio.
Research has shown conducted by researchers from Cuba, the material known as "Boleikozanol"; it is conceder a mixture of alcohol compounds extracted from the Wax layer, which covers the leaves and stem of some plants, especially the sugar cane.
The mode of action of this substance, reduce the ratio of harmful cholesterol in the blood as the same the mode of action of medicine called "Astaten" anti-cholesterol.
The researchers said: this substance "Boleikozanol" can be extracted from some other plants such as wheat, as well as beeswax.
However, the only form of this substance, which has the impact of anti-cholesterol is the form from sugar cane, also the researchers have found that this substance "Boleikozanol" can be effective in the treatment of atherosclerosis, and some heart disease, as they could be acting as antioxidation.
According to studies conducted on this substance: It is enough to obtain the desired effect on the dose of 10 mg /day, but the substance of Boleikozanol to the extent of the benefits of its value, but it has some side effects, as well as weight loss, headaches, insomnia and dizziness.