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Lecithin

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What other names is Lecithin known by?

Egg Lecithin, Lécithine, Lécithine d'œuf, Lécithine de Graine de Soya, Lécithine de Soya, Lecitina, Ovolecithin, Ovolécithine, Phospholipide de Soja, Phospholipide de Soya, Phospholipides de Soya, Soy Lecithin, Soy Phospholipid, Soy Phospholipids, Soya Lecithin, Soybean Lecithin, Vegilecithin, Vitellin, Vitelline.

What is Lecithin?

Lecithin is a fat that is essential in the cells of the body. It can be found in many foods, including soybeans and egg yolks. Lecithin is taken as a medicine and is also used in the manufacturing of medicines.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Liver disease.

Possibly Ineffective for...

Likely Ineffective for...

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Manic-depressive disorder, anxiety, dry skin, dermatitis, eczema, athletic performance, movement disorders 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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