Octacosanol is a long-chain saturated fatty alcohol found in most plants. Its commercial production is mainly done by the extraction from rice bran or sugar cane wax.
Octacosanol enhances physical endurance and exercise performance. Also its functionality of lowering cholesterol is well recognized scientifically.
HydroCosanol™ is a solubilized octacosanol product generated by the HydroParticle™ technology. It is easily dispersible in water, so it can be conveniently used for various types of foods including beverages. In case HydroCosanol™ is used for dietary supplements it will enhance the bioavailability of octacosanol.