Red yeast rice is an extract from red rice that has been fermented with the yeast Monascus purpureus. This process creates a unique compound that has been used in China for thousands of years. AOR’s Red Yeast Rice with Ankascin 568-R is the world’s first red yeast rice that doesn’t contain monacolin K or citrinin ensuring a pure product. Often used as part of a regime to maintain good health. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.