Definition of Sterols:

A large subgroup of steroids.

Also: Sterol

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Chinese Thoroughwax a treatment
“...The active ingredients in bupleurum root include saponins and plant sterols, which have been shown to lower fevers and reduce inflammation in animal studies...”

Dandelion a treatment
“...The constituents of dandelion include triterpenes (taraxerol, taraxasterol etc), sterols, inulin (25%), sugars, vitamins and other compounds...”
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Enlarged Prostate

...recommendation Pumpkin Seeds
“...The efficacy of pumpkin seeds is thought to be due to their high content of essential fatty acids, zinc and plant sterols.  Pumpkin seed relieves the urinary difficulties that develop when an enlarged prostate or prostate cancer obstructs the exit from the bladder...”

Fennel a treatment
“...Key components are volatile oil (8% consisting of up to 80% anethole, 18-22% fenchone and methyl chavicol), flavonoids, coumarins (including bergapten), and sterols.  Fenchone is a pungent gas...”

Gamma Oryzanol a treatment
“Gamma oryzanol is a naturally-occurring mixture of plant chemicals called sterols and ferulic acid esters...”

Licorice Root a treatment
“...Additional compounds with therapeutic effects include sterols and gums.  Because of its sweetness, licorice is still often used as a masking agent for various vitamin/mineral mixes as well as a sweetener and flavoring for teas, tinctures and other...”

Passion Flower a treatment
“...Among many constituents, passion flower contains alkaloids (mainly harman and associated compounds), flavonoids, glycosides, sugars and sterols.  Harman, as well as some of the flavonoids, have been found to be weak tranquilizing agents.”
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...related topic
“A sterol derived from plants.”

Saw Palmetto a treatment
“...Researchers have not yet identified with certainty the BPH-related compounds, although the evidence points to certain fatty acids and sterols with either enzyme or hormone-related effects...”


...related topic
“Any of a large number of hormonal substances with a similar basic chemical structure containing a 17-carbon 14-ring system and including the sterols and various hormones and glycosides.”

Weakened Immune System

...the condition
“...can be used such as garlic, B-1,3-D glucan, olive leaf (extract), echinacea, ginseng, astragalus, goldenseal, lemon balm, modified citrus pectin, carnivora (venus fly trap), some mushrooms and plant sterols.  Animal-based preparations include thymus proteins, lactoferrin and shark liver oil...”

Yarrow a treatment
“...Yarrow contains lactones, flavonoids, tannins, resins, coumarins, saponins, sterols, fatty acids and sugars...”
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