Policosanol is used to improve strength, stamina, and ones reaction times. The nutrient also treats herpes infections, inflammatory skin diseases, and Parkinson’s disease. It is also used in the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), hyper lipidemia, and atherosclerosis. It might also slow down the build up of lipids in fat tissue and increase the use of fat in the tissues.
Significant numers on various clinical trails show that Policosanol can lower a persons bad Cholesterol (LDL) by up to 20% and raise the beneficial cholesterol (HDL) by 10% in an individual.
This is done by obstructing the synthesis of cholesterol from the liver. Most people think most cholesterol comes from the diet, however, we have found out that the vast majority of cholesterol does not come from diet, but from our liver, which in fact, produces more than 80% of cholesterol.
As well as this, policosanol helps combat the …