Inositol or cyclohexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol. Inositol is a water-soluble member of the B-complex. Maintains healthy hair and controls blood cholesterol levels. Can be found in lecithin granules, beef heart, desiccated liver, wheat germ, lecithin oil, liver, brown rice, cereals, citrus fruits, nuts, molasses, green leaf vegetables, whole grain bread and soy flour. Inositol is also found in cereals and vegetables in a form known as phytic acid, which is a combination of inositol and phosphorus.