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Rice Remedy

Rice - Research:
Rice bran oil has been investigated for its possible effect on lowering cholesterol.6,7  One study has reported that adding rice bran broth to bath water may help people with certain skin conditions.10  


6  Raghuram TC, Rukmini C. Nutritional significance of rice bran oil. Indian J Med Res. 1995;102:241-244.

7  Webb G. Cholesterol-lowering Candy Bar. HerbClip. January 8, 1996 (No. 012461-079). Austin, TX: American Botanical Council. Review of Candy bar lowers cholesterol by Haney D. Austin American Statesman. 1995.

10  Fujiwaki T, Furusho K. The effects of rice bran broth bathing in patients with atopic dermatitis. Acta-Paediatr-Jpn. 1992;34(5):505-510.

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