In this Article
- What other names is Rice Bran known by?
- What is Rice Bran?
- How does Rice Bran work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Rice Bran.
Rice bran is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when added to baths, but it can cause itching and skin redness. People have experienced rash and itching from rice bran infested with a pest called the straw itch mite, but this is rare.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Rice bran is safe in amounts found in food, but there's not enough information to know if it's safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine.
Gastrointestinal (GI) conditions: Don't use rice bran if you have a digestive tract problem such as intestinal ulcers, adhesions, conditions that cause narrowing or blockage of the digestive tract, slow digestion, or other stomach or intestinal disorders. The fiber in rice brain could block your digestive tract.
Swallowing: Use rice bran with caution if you have trouble swallowing. The fiber it contains might cause choking.
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