Phytosterol, also known as plant sterols, are sterols found in higher plants that contain hydroxyl groups sterol. They all use cyclopentane polyhydrophenanthrene as the basic structure. Can be used in food, medicine, cosmetics, animal growth agent and paper processing, printing, textile and other fields, especially in Europe is used as a food additive is very common, widely used in food to reduce human cholesterol.
Phytosterol can be used for the prevention and treatment of coronary atherosclerosis type of heart disease, the treatment of ulcer, skin squamous cell carcinoma, cervical cancer and other obvious curative effect.
Phytosterol have a high permeability to the skin, which can maintain moisture on the skin surface. In addition, phytosterols are important steroidal drugs and raw materials for vitamin D3 production.
Q: How to Get Sample from ZXCHEM? A: Sample within 500g could be sent for free once buyer’s DHL account is advised for freight collect or courier cost is paid. The courier cost could be deducted when bulk order is placed.
Q: What is Lead Time? A: Generally, cargo could be loaded on ship in about two weeks after the date of receiving prepayment or L/C. Sometimes one week earlier or later.
Q: What’s the Bulk Packing of Phytosterol? A: 25kg per bag.
Q: How About the Phytosterol of ZXCHEM? A: Phytosterol is plant-derived compounds that have various applications in different industries.Here are some common uses of phytosterol:
Dietary Supplements: Phytosterols are often used as dietary supplements due to their potential cholesterol-lowering properties. They are added to various products like capsules and soft gels, which are marketed as natural remedies for promoting heart health.
Functional Foods: Phytosterols are incorporated into certain food products such as margarine, yogurt, and orange juice to create “functional foods” that can help lower LDL cholesterol levels when consumed regularly.
Cosmetics and Skincare: Phytosterols are used in cosmetics and skincare products for their moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties. They can be found in creams, lotions, and serums designed to soothe and hydrate the skin.
Pharmaceuticals: Phytosterols can be used in pharmaceutical formulations, particularly in topical ointments and creams for treating skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Animal Feed: Phytosterols are sometimes included in animal feed to enhance the growth and overall health of livestock, particularly in poultry and swine production.
Industrial Applications: Phytosterols have applications in industrial settings, including as a component in the production of certain plastics and adhesives.
Research: Phytosterols are used in scientific research to study their effects on human health, particularly in areas related to cardiovascular health and cholesterol management.