4. Protective Effect on Liver

a. Studies conducted by Nagasaki university, Japan suggests that y-Oryzanol is very effective against liver cirrhosis, cirrhosis is scarring of the liver and poor liver function. It is the final phase of chronic liver disease. Studies have attributed this to the effective antioxidant property of Oryzanol.


- Source:- Journal of Clinical Biochemistery and Nutrition, Japan., 12, 193-199, 1992

b. A Study by Tokyo university, Japan revealed that Oryzanol has a protective effect against alcohol-induced liver damage. It inhibited the oxidative stress which is a prime reason for liver damage.

- Source:- C. Chotimarkorn, H. Ushio / Phytomedicine 15 (2008) 951–958