Betulin – Powder, 5g
Betulin inhibits the maturation of sterol regulatory element-binding protein (SREBPs). Inhibition of SREBP by betulin decreased the biosynthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids. In vivo, betulin ameliorated diet-induced obesity, decreased the lipid contents in serum and tissues, and increased insulin sensitivity. Furthermore, betulin reduced the size and improved the stability of atherosclerotic plaques.
Betulin is an abundant, naturally occurring triterpene. It is commonly isolated from the bark of birch trees. It forms up to 30% of the dry weight of silver birch bark. It is also found in birch sap. Inonotus obliquus and red alder also contain betulin. The compound in the bark gives the tree its white color which appears to protect the tree from mid-winter overheating by the sun. As a result, birches are some of the northernmost occurring deciduous trees.
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What is Betulin?
Betulin is a naturally occurring triterpene, found in the bark of Birch Trees. It is the compound that gives these trees their characteristic white colored bark at certain times of the year. Birch tree bark has been used by native American cultures to treat a variety of ailments for centuries, it is Betulin that gives the bark its potential health benefits.
Betulin Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Betulin may have the following benefits:
- Supports cell health
- May act as an anti-inflammatory
- Promotes healthy skin
- Supports a healthy metabolism
- Supports liver health
Additional Information on Betulin
Native Americans used Birch tree bark, which is rich in Betulin, to treat poison oak, insect bites, and skin irritations. Blackfoot Indians used an infusion made from the bark of red alder to treat lymphatic diseases and tuberculosis.
Where to Buy Betulin
Botany offers high-quality Betulin powder in a quantity of 5g. Our Betulin has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 25mg orally up to 1 time daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 5 jar contains 200 x 25mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (25mg) Contains:
- Betulin 25mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.