Hexaniacinate. Many forms of Inositol
are available: the most common are: inositol hexaniacinate
and inositol hexanicotinate.
They are not the same
product even if they have similar
Inositol Benefits and
Long time ago the
world discovered this nutrient. But the scientific world
didn’t know a lot about its function.
Only in 1940
nutritional science begins to consider it as an essential
nutrient with important functions.
that has been remained make this substance a water-soluble B
nutrient can be found in vegetables as well as the human
body. Our organism stocks it in liver, kidney, skeletal
system and heart muscle.
You will find this
nutrient in the leaves and seeds of many plants like beans,
nuts and grains.
Dosage of Inositol
- Dosage range: 10 to
3000 mg daily. It’s important to remember that dosage
greater can cause troubles particularly if they are not
necessary. It is recommended to get your physician’s
advice if you believe you need high doses and take it
under medical supervision.
- Most common dosage: 50
- Dosage forms: liquids,
tablets, effervescent tablets and liposomal
Functions of inositol
has the same properties that niacin in the human body. Many
people use it to support circulatory
This nutrient lowers
elevated Bad Cholesterol (LDL) and at the same time raises
the good cholesterol (HDL). As you know, there are other
products that lower cholesterol. Generally these products
also have multiple side effects. Inositol hexaniacinate
doesn’t cause any side effects while lowering cholesterol to
a safe level.
function of this nutrient: it helps with the dangerous
complications of diabetes. People with diabetes generally
have difficulty to regulate their blood glucose level. But
if they take this inositol hexaniacinate with chromium, they
will increase their chance to regulate and control their
level of blood sugar.
If you have heard
about Raynaud’s disease and intermittent claudication , you
know the peripheral vasospasm is the main cause of the
symptoms that forces the patient to stop working by causing
pain. When people take this nutrient, there is generally an
improve of the problem. It reduces the peripheral
If you are under
medical prescription or sick, it is important to let your
doctor knows about any dietary supplement you plan to take.
A few of inositol hexaniacinate may have interactions with
the drugs you are taking.
This nutrient is
considered safe until now. No side effects have been related
with its use. You will be free of the usual skin flush and
tingling sensation experimented with
To date any adverse
effects has been reported related to fetal development
during pregnancy or to infants who are
- Antibiotics: Because
our body also produces this supplement, the use of
antibiotics may kill the bacteria that produces it in
the digestive tract. If this happens, you will need an
increase in the supplementation.
medications: they are known to lower niacin in the
hexaniacinate: same action than
- Anticonvulsivants : if
you take anticonvulsivants and this nutrient, you are
at risk of overdose and toxicity. In fact, the
breakdown of the anticonvulsivants like primidone and
carbamazepine is inhibited and it will be difficult to
put them off your body.