Origin: Commonly obtained by reduction of vanadium pentoxide with sulfur dioxide. It may also be found in food such as soybeans, mushrooms, shellfish, carrots, oat, cabbage and vegetable oils, such as sunflower, soybean, safflower and olive oil.
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Overview: Vanadyl sulfate is a component of food supplements and experimental drugs. It exhibits insulin-like effects. It also aids in muscle building and is often used in bodybuilding supplements.
It is also often used for treating low blood sugar, high cholesterol, heart disease, tuberculosis, syphilis, a form of “tired blood” (anemia), and water retention (edema); for improving athletic performance in weight training; and for preventing cancer.
Common Dosage: At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for vanadyl sulfate 1%.