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Inositol White fine crystal or crystalline powder. Odorless and sweet. Mp 224-227 ° C. The relative density of 1.752, 1.542 (dihydrate compound). Stable in air, stable to heat, strong acid and alkali. Its aqueous solution is neutral to litmus. No optical rotation. Dissolve in 61 ml of water per gram. Hard to dissolve in ethanol, insoluble in ether and chloroform.
One of the B vitamins. The cyclic hexahydric alcohol has nine heterogeneous bodies in which only meso-inositol has a physiological action. A type of phospholipid. It is widely distributed in cells as a constituent component in the form of phosphatidylinositol. The plant is present as a phosphate ester of calcium magnesium phytate. Mainly used as a nutritional supplement. It can treat liver cirrhosis, hepatitis, fatty liver, and high blood cholesterol.