Phytosterol: an ingredient with multiple applications

Phytosterol - an ingredient with multiple applications

Phytosterol is a natural and safe bioactive substance with high nutritional value and wide applications. It is widely used in food, medicine, cosmetics, animal growth agents and paper processing, printing, textiles, and many other fields. Especially as a food additive, it is very popularly used to lower human cholesterol.

The multiple applications of phytosterol

Phytosterols exist in various plant fruits or seeds. In addition, they can be extracted from many vegetables or fruits. It is also a very common medical raw material or intermediate product and contains a lot of nutritional value. When used properly, it has a very good effect on promoting the biochemical synthesis of cholesterol.

The melting point of phytosterol is around 136 to 140 degrees Celsius. It is recommended to store it in an environment of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius. This product itself is a compound that exists in nature, so it is very safe, and there is no need to worry about causing excessive harm to the body. It can also be considered for use in the food processing and nutritional supplement industries.

In addition, it can also be used in animal breeding. Correct use can promote the growth of animals, improve the health of the body, improve the quality of livestock products, and reduce the cost of breeding.

Phytosterols are also important raw materials for the production of steroidal drugs and vitamin D3.

Phytosterol has a high permeability to the skin and can maintain skin surface moisture and promote skin metabolism. Usually, it can be used as a W/O emulsifier in the production of creams.

Lowering cholesterol

In addition to its use in these above industries, it can also be considered for use in many medical research applications. It has a very good effect on the synthesis of many drugs, or in the auxiliary treatment of some diseases. For example, it has a very powerful effect on lowering cholesterol or relieving cough, and removing blood stasis. In addition, it also has certain effects on inhibiting the development of tumors or repairing tissues.

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