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Soy, Soybean

Other Names: Soy, Soya, Soybean, Glycine Max
Traditional Usages: Nourishing Bodybuilder, Osteoporosis, Alzheimer's Disease, Abdominal Disorders and Diseases, Burns,
Resources: Asia, America, Europe,
Parts Used: Seeds, Sprout, Beans
|Administration Method: Preparations from soy beams for oral intake.
Herb Action: Lipid-lowering
Herbal Research: Soy
Health Warning: Avoid using during Breast Cancer and Pregnancy.


Soy – Home remedy for Heart Disease: Soy has long been popular in Asia. It has been proven to be heart protectors also. When people with high cholesterol are put on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet, their cholesterol levels usually drop. But if you replace the animal protein in their diet with soy protein, their cholesterol levels are found to drop significantly lower. Although soy can lower cholesterol levels in those with normal levels, it works best in people with elevated cholesterol levels.

Soy - Home remedy for Menopause: Soy can control hot flashes and night sweats. Like black cohosh, soy appears to benefit some women but can be detrimental to others.
Health Warning: Soy appears to benefit some women but can be detrimental to others. Women with a history of breast or ovarian cancer should consult a doctor before taking soy supplements.

Soy - Home remedy for Psoriasis: Eat edamame beans and tofu every day.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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