What Is It?Research suggests this vitamin like substance might help with conditions such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, Altheimer’s disease, polycystic ovary syndrome and pain relief , It may also help with high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Where Can You Get It?
Oats, bran, almonds and walnuts contain high amounts of inositol, as do cantaloupe and all citrus fruits, other than lemons. It is available in supplement form at drugstores.
How Much Is Enough?
For conditions such as panic disorder, depression and OCD, use 18 grams per day for three months.
Inositol is safe. Mild side effects, such as nausea and excessive gas, may occur.