What is beta-sitosterol?
Beta-sitosterol is a plant steroid (phytosteroid) that has a chemical structure similar to cholesterol. It is widely found in plant kingdom and can be absorbed from nuts, avocados and vegetable oils.
Uses of beta-sitosterol
β-sitosterol is under research for its possible effects on benign prostatic hyperplasia and blood cholesterol. As it is a steroid, it is a precursor of the anabolic steroid Boldenone undecylenate.