Lecithin is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues composed of phosphoric acid, choline, fatty acids, glycerol, glycolipids, triglycerides, and phospholipids.



  • Food processors commonly add lecithin as a natural “emulsifier” to certain foods
  • Use lecithin as a nutritional supplement


  • Could treat coronary heart disease, inflammation or cancer. More research is needed to understand the impact of LP supplementation and confirm its health benefits.
  • As the body uses phospholipid to make a brain chemical called acetylcholine, there is some interest in using it for treating “brain-centered” conditions such as memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, manic-depressive disorders, and a movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia.


  •  Not enough is known about the use of histidine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
  • Please consult with your pharmacist.


We currently have no information for l-histidine Interactions. Please talk to your doctor.

Other Names

1,2-diacyl-:ussn:ueglycero-3-phosphocholine, Fosfatidilcolina, Lipodissolve, Lipolight, Lipolyse, Lipothérapie, Lipotherapy, Phosphatidyl Choline, Phospholipid, Phospholipide, Phospholipon, Polyenylphosphatidylcholine, Polyénylphosphatidylcholine, PtdCho


Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lecithin

Life Enhancement, http://www.life-enhancement.com/magazine/article/1575-the-power-of-iessentiali-phospholipids

NCBI, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3316137/





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