Oryzanol

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What-it-does: antioxidant

Details

A biologically active component that can be found in rice bran oil. It has natural antioxidant properties and can help to stabilize other unstable plant oils.  Interestingly, it also seems to possess some natural sunscreen abilities.

Show me some proof

  • Juliano, Claudia, et al. "Antioxidant activity of gamma-oryzanol: mechanism of action and its effect on oxidative stability of pharmaceutical oils." International Journal of Pharmaceutics 299.1 (2005): 146-154.