What are the properties of Beta-Sitosterol in supplements?

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The properties of Beta-Sitosterol

β-Sitosterol (beta-sitosterol) is one of several phytosterols (plant sterols) with chemical structures similar to that of cholesterol. Sitosterols are white, waxy powders with a characteristic odor, and are one of the ingredients for E number E499. They are hydrophobic and soluble in alcohols.

When taken in appropriate doses, it affects the level of cholesterol by slowing its absorption from the gastrointestinal tract. Thanks to the influence on the level of sex hormones used in the prevention of prostate treatment, baldness, useful in supporting exercise and biological regeneration. Probably increases the testosterone anabolism. It has a wide application in sports supplementation. It is a component of herbal mixtures and vitamins, mineralizing and health supplements, so-called “Testosterone zubers”, fat burners.

The supplements containing Beta-Sitosterol

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Beta-Sitosterol - References & External links


TBS Ingredient ID (TBSI ID):
NameMolecular Formula:
Sitosterol, Cupreol, Azuprostat
Classification TypeIdentifier
PubChem CID:
U.S. National Library of Medicine (PubChem)
InChI Key:
International Chemical Identifier hash (InChIKey) computed from chemical structure using the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) standard
A proprietary registry number assigned by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) division of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States National Library of Medicine - TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network).
EC Number:
A seven-digit regulatory identifier currently assigned by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) known as a European Community (EC) number
FDA Substance Registration System - Unique Ingredient Identifier

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