Inositol supports brain wellness, restful sleep, calm nerves, and female hormonal health. Especially beneficial for supporting mood stability and for supporting normal ovarian function. An easy-to-take, tasteless powder. ‡
Inositol is one of the most versatile nutrients for promoting positive and relaxed mood, brain wellness and sound sleep. It also is one of the most vital nutrients for enhancing female hormonal health through its role in supporting optimal liver function. It plays a vital role by helping to maintain healthy serotonin metabolism, and by so doing helps support many conditions that involve poor serotonin function, including depression, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Inositol also helps prevent and treat pediatric respiratory distress syndrome.
Three Recent studies have also looked into its pain relieving ability. Low levels of inositol occur in patients with diabetes, renal failure, and multiple sclerosis, suggesting inositol may be of benefit.
1. PMS, PCOS, Fibroids & Fibrocystic Breast Disease: Inositol works in partnership with phosphatidyl choline (PC) to help the liver metabolize hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. By so doing, inositol helps alleviate PMS, fibrocystic breast disease, fibroid tumors, and a range of other health problems caused by female hormonal imbalance. Inositol and PC are must supplements for anyone taking female hormone replacement therapy.
2. Sleep Taking inositol naturally helps the body achieve a more relaxed state. Inositol is prized by many for its ability to promote a more restful sleep. Taken during the day, inositol can help relieve anxiety and promote a more eventempered mood. Inositol should be taken directly before bedtime to improve sleep quality.
3. Depression Depressed patients have lower levels of inositol in their brain. Research shows that taking 6-12 grams of inositol per day for four weeks significantly improves mood and reduces the severity of depression.
4. Inositol can be safely used along with antidepressant medications.
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- Alzheimbers, Multiple Sclerosis, Pregnancy, Diabetes, 6 grams per day of inositol has helped increase cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients.
- The same dose has been found helpful in relieving diabetic neuropathy symptoms.
- Inositol may also be useful in the treatment of multiple sclerosis by promoting increased nerve conduction.
- Inositol may turn out to be an essential nutrient for a healthy pregnancy in humans, as animal studies have demonstrated it can prevent folic acid-resistant neural tube defects.
- Inositol may be of particular importance in diabetic pregnancies.
- Inositol supplementation during pregnancy should only be done with the guidance of a health care practitioner and should not exceed 1,000 mg per day.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Dosage: For general health, a more restful sleep, and an overall positive outlook, start with ½ teaspoon of inositol powder per day. For promoting female hormonal balance, one teaspoon or more per day is helpful.
For relieving depression, anxiety, agoraphobia, OCD and panic attacks, 1-4 teaspoons should be used.9 Inositol powder has a naturally sweet, pleasant taste and mixes easily in water.
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