Rice bran (hull)

Rice bran hulls are the outer layer of the rice seed. Rice hulls consist mainly of plant fibers (lignin, hemicellulose, cellulose) and hydrated silica. They also contain a small amount of protein and fat 1 .

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


  1. Friedman, M. Rice brans, rice bran oils, and rice hulls: composition, food and industrial uses, and bioactivities in humans, animals, and cells. J Agric Food Chem 2013; 61(45): 10626-41.