Gamma Oryzanol (γ-Oryzanol) is a naturally occurring component in rice bran and rice germ and can be extracted from only Rice Bran Oil. It was first extracted in Japan in 1953 by Kaneko and Tsuchiya et al... γ-oryzanol is not a single component, but the mixture of ferulic acid esters with phytosterols. There are increasing numbers of reports indicating the benefits, efficacy, and safety of γ-oryzanol.
γ-oryzanol can be extracted from only rice bran oil, and first extracted in Japan in 1953.
γ-oryzanol exists 1.2 to 1.5% in the refined rice bran oil
γ-oryzanol is classified as a drag in Japan.