LUNASIN Overview Information
Lunasin is a group of amino acids, called a peptide, found in soybeans, oats, barley, and other plants.
Orally, lunasin is used for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), high cholesterol, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and weight loss, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use for any condition.
Possibly Ineffective for:
- Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS). Taking lunasin for 12 months does not seem to improve or prevent symptoms of Lou Gehrig's disease.
LUNASIN Side Effects & Safety
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if lunasin is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of lunasin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for lunasin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.