Soybean Oil

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What other names is Soybean Oil known by?

Aceite de Soja, Dolichos soja, Glycine gracilis, Glycine hispida, Glycine max, Glycine soja, Huile de Germes de Soja, Huile de Germes de Soya, Huile de Soja, Huile de Soya, Intralipid, Intralipide, Legume, Légumineuse, Phaseolus max, Soja hispida, Soja max, Soy Bean Oil, Soy Oil, Soya Oil, Soyca, Travmulsion.

What is Soybean Oil?

Soybean oil is produced from the seeds of the soybean plant.

Effective for...

  • Use as a nutritional supplement in intravenous feedings.

Likely Effective for...

  • Preventing mosquito bites when applied to the skin. Soybean oil is an ingredient in some commercial mosquito repellents. It seems to be comparable to some other mosquito repellents including some products that contain a small amount of DEET.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Lowering cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol.
  • Osteoarthritis, when a specific processed part of the oil (unsaponifiable fractions) is used in combination with avocado oil.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

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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