Avocado soy unsaponifiables include chemicals like vitamin E, plant fats, and others. The mixture of these chemicals seems to reduce swelling in the joints and other places in the body.
People use avocado soy unsaponifiables for osteoarthritis. They are also used for back pain, hot flashes, obesity, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse avocado soy unsaponifiables with compounds made only from avocado, avocado sugar, soybean, or soybean oil. These are not the same.
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Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if avocado soy unsaponifiables are safe to use when pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for AVOCADO SOY UNSAPONIFIABLES (ASU) overview.
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