Published May 5, 1988.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Lecithinum ex soya, soy lecithin
Soy lecithin consists of the phospholipids extracted from the seeds of Glycine max (L.) Merrill [Fam. Fabaceae], as well as preparations thereof in effective dosage.
Soy lecithin contains (3-sn-phosphatidyl)choline, phosphatidyl ethanolamine and phosphatidyl-inositol.
Moderate disturbances of fat metabolism, especially hypercholesterolemia if dietary measures are not sufficient.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
Total phospholipids in their natural mixture composition corresponding to 3.5 g (3-sn-phosphatidyl)choline. Mode of Administration Preparations from soy beans for oral intake.