U.S. Patents For Stabilized Rice Bran

NutraCea’s special stabilizing process and other innovations are unleashing scores of new healthful applications for stabilized rice bran and its derivative products. Seven U.S. patents protect the company’s unique processing and nutritional discoveries.

  1. US Patent #5,985,344 – November 16, 1999
    “Process for Obtaining Micronutrient Enriched Rice Bran Oil”
    32 Claims: A simple and effective method for obtaining enriched micronutrients from rice bran oil.
  2. US Patent #6,126,943 – October 3, 2000
    “Method for Treating Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, and Atherosclerosis”
    25 Claims: Stabilized rice bran derivatives effectively reduce serum lipids and cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
  3. US Patent #6,303,586 B1 – October 16, 2001
    “Supportive Therapy for Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia”
    11 Claims: Stabilized rice bran derivatives normalise glucose levels in hyperglycemic and hypoglycemic subjects.
  4. US Patent #6,350,473 B1 – February 26, 2002
    “Method for Controlling Serum Glucose”
    22 Claims: Stabilized rice bran derivatives effectively reduce serum glucose levels and glycosylated hemoglobin in diabetic subjects.
  5. US Patent #6,558,714 B2 – May 6,2003
    “Method for Treating Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, and Atherosclerosis”
    13 Claims: A process of enzymatic treatment of Stabilized rice bran to obtain RiSolubles and RiceMucil.
  6. US Patent #6,733,799 B2 – May 11, 2004
    “Method for Treating Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, and Atherosclerosis”
    20 Claims: A method for inhibiting platelet aggregation, inhibiting HMG CoA reductase and reducing the cardiovascular disease risks in a mammal.


  7. US Patent #6,902,739 B2 – June 7, 2005
    “Method for Treating Joint Inflammation, Pain, and Loss of Mobility”
    11 Claims: Methods and formulations for treating an inflammatory disease or reducing inflammatory reaction in all mammals, inhibiting prostaglandin synthetase activity and a method for treating pain, lameness or loss of mobility in a mammal.

Latest research has shown that Coumaric Acid stops fat cells formation!! And Coumaric Acid is found in Stabilized Rice Bran

“Coumaric Acid may play a role in the control of adipogenesis and they might have further implication in in vivo anti-obesity effects,”

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

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