Beta-Sitosterol

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What other names is Beta-sitosterol known by?

Angelicin, Angélicine, B-Sitosterol 3-B-D-glucoside, B-Sitosterolin, Beta Sitosterin, Bêta-sitostérine, Beta Sitosterol, Bêta-Sitostérol, Beta-Sitosterol Glucoside, Beta-Sitosterol Glycoside, Campesterol, Campestérol, Cinchol, Cupreol, Ester de Stérol Végétal, Esters de Phytostérol, Esters de Stérol Dérivés d'huile Végétale, Glucoside de Bêta-Sitostérol, Phytosterol, Phytostérol, Phytosterol Esters, Phytosterols, Phytostérols, Plant Sterol Esters, Plant Sterolins, Plant Sterols, Quebrachol, Rhamnol, Sitosterin, Sitosterol, Sitosterolins, Sterinol, Stérolines, Stérolines Végétales, Sterolins, Stérols Végétaux, Stigmasterol, Stigmastérol, Vegetable Oil Sterol Esters, 3-beta-stigmast-5-en-3-ol, 22-23-dihydrostigmasterol, 24-beta-ethyl-delta-5-cholesten-3beta-ol, 24-ethyl-cholesterol.

What is Beta-sitosterol?

Beta-sitosterol is a substance derived from plants. It is found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. It is used to make medicine.

Likely Effective for...

  • High cholesterol.
  • Trouble urinating from an enlarged prostate, or "benign prostatic hyperplasia" (BPH).

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Tuberculosis.

Likely Ineffective for...

  • Gallstones.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Burns, prostate infections, sexual dysfunction, preventing colon cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, allergies, cervical cancer, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), asthma, baldness, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, menopause, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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