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Item #: 1870
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Wheat Germ Oil - 100 Gels
  • Pure Energy-Rich Oil
  • Unrefined/Cold Processed
  • Rich in Vitamin E and Octacosanol
Wheat Germ Oil is an original time-tested endurance supplement that has a variety of benefits. NOW Wheat Germ Oil is not bleached, deodorized, or hydrogenated.  Each tablespoon of NOW Wheat Germ Oil also contains over 1000 mcg of Octacosanol, a long-chain fatty, waxy alcohol that has been widely promoted to aid physical performance, including strength, stamina and reaction times.

Octacosanol helps circulate the flow of blood through the body which in turn increases the body’s blood oxygen levels that impact on these physical attributes. Japanese research has indicated octacosanol’s ability to affect fat metabolism, cholesterol production and blood platelet stickiness, which could account for the cardiovascular benefits.

Octacosanol is also used as a treatment for numerous conditions including antiviral herpes treatment, inflammatory diseases of the skin, Parkinson’s disease, ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, high LDL cholesterol levels and hardening of the arteries.

Numerous studies on wheat germ oil and cholesterol levels have shown that consuming the oil on a regular basis can be particularly beneficial to the heart. Increased levels of octacosanol and policosanol has been shown to limit the liver’s production of cholesterol. Research has shown the properties of policosanol are similar to the statin drugs used to reduce bad LDL cholesterol levels and may also raise good HDL cholesterol levels.

NOW Foods was founded in 1968 under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty-five years, they have made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them.

Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while they have grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – their commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

Nutrition Info
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories  20    
Calories from Fat  20    
Total Fat  2 g   3%* 
Saturated Fat  <0.5 g   0%* 
Polyunsaturated Fat  1 g   † 
Monounsaturated fat  0.5 g   † 
Vitamin E  5 IU   15% 
Wheat Germ Oil (cold pressed)  2.28 g   † 


Serving Size: 2 softgels

Servings per container: 50

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 2 softgels 2 times daily.

Free of: yeast, corn, soy, milk, egg, and preservatives.

Other Ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, water.

 Item#: 1870
Manufacturer SKU: 733739018700

 NOW® Wheat Germ Oil is from non-GMO Wheat Germ. It has a broad spectrum of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids (EFAs), phytosterols, and policosanols. Among its most notable naturally occurring bioactive nutrients are Vitamin E, the omega-3 fatty acid Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) and dietary waxes, such as Octacosanol.


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