What is Sodium phytate?
Sodium phytate is a form of Phytic acid ((known as inositol hexakisphosphate (IP6), inositol polyphosphate, or phytate). When in salt form, it called phytate. Sodium phytate also called Inositol Hexaphosphoric Acid Dodecasodium Salt. Sodium phytate is the principal storage form of phosphorus in many plant tissues, especially bran and seeds. It can be found in cereals and grains. Sodium phytate is found within the hulls of nuts, seeds, and grains.
Benefited from Sodium phytate
1. Sodium phytate is considered as the storage of organic phosphorus in plants. The most outstanding feature of Sodium phytate is its powerful chelating function which can be adapted in biological, in foods as well as in industrial fields.
2. Sodium phytate plays an important role in the body as the inhibitor of the production of hydroxyl radicals and as the antioxidant to normalize cell. It is thought that this acts as a cancer contender. It is believed that it reduce blood clots and cholesterol and triglycerides which circulate through the blood-stream to prevent heart disease.
3. Recently it has been reported that Sodium phytate can be used in cosmetic formulations for the anti-aging, oral care, skin care and hair care purpose.
4. Sodium phytate is a kind of important natural green additives, the most significant feature is and metal ions have strong chelating effect, strong oxidation resistance and color protection of.