Policosanol (from sugar cane wax)

Policosanol is a natural mixture of organic alcohols purified from sugar cane wax, Saccharium officinarum. The main alcohol component is called octacosanol, which makes up around 60% of the total alcohol content. Policosanol is safe and well-tolerated in healthy individuals 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Natural Standard Database. 2009.