Black Rice

گیاگانی ، گیاه آنغوزه

 : Overview 

 Other Names


- Chak-Hao;

- Emperor's Rice;

- Forbidden Rice;

- Heaven Rice;

- Heuk-Mi;

- Imperial Rice;

- Prized Rice;

- Purple Black Rice.


 Overview Information

Black Rice is a type of rice that contains high amounts of certain antioxidants. This gives the rice its characteristic black color.


 How Does It Work?

It is not known how Black Rice might work for medical conditions. Black Rice contains high levels of antioxidants which may have anti-inflammatory activity.

 : Uses & Effectiveness 

 Insufficient Evidence for:


© Heart Disease

Early research shows that eating Black Rice does not change cholesterol or triglyceride levels in people with heart disease.


© Allergies



© Bronchitis



© Skin Inflammation (Dermatitis)



© High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)



© Cancer



© Other Conditions


More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Black Rice for these uses.

 : Side Effects & Safety 

Black Rice is LIKELY SAFE for most people when consumed in amounts commonly found in foods. However, there isn't enough reliable information available to know if Black Rice is safe or what the side effects might be when it is used in larger amounts as a medicine.


 Special Precautions & Warnings:


© Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding

There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking Black Rice as a medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.



We currently have no information for Black Rice Interactions.



The appropriate dose of Black Rice depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for Black Rice. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using

(“Black Rice”; WebMD).

 : Synonyms 


 : Useful Plant Parts and How to Use  


 : Uses  


 : How to Use  


 : Prohibition  


 : Side Effect 


 : Drug Interaction 


 : Habitat and Distribution 


 : Chemical Constituents 


 : Preservation/Storage 


 :  Other Descriptions 


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 :  Abbreviation 


 :  References 

1 - Giagani herbal research group

Giagani ،  Herbal Research Group

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