Red yeast rice is the product of yeast grown on white rice. The powdered yeast-rice mixture is a dietary staple in Asia and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Red yeast rice might contain compounds that appear to lower cholesterol levels. One of the compounds is monacolin K, the same ingredient that is in the prescription cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin (Altoprev).
Product Storage & Expiry: Store in room temperature, dry environment & avoid direct sunlight. Keep refrigerated after opened.