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What Is Tricosanoic Acid?

Tricosanoic acid, 23:0, is also known as Tricosylic acid. It’s a very-long-chain saturated fatty acid and a conjugate acid of a tricosanoate.

It’s naturally concurring and might be able to stimulate hair growth.

Tricosanoic Acid In The Body

Tricosanoic acid can be produced in the body. It seems to be a hair growth stimulant. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Tricosanoic Acid

Tricosanoic acid is naturally occurring and is found in different plant oils and extracts such as the Brazilian pepper tree. Have also been found in various edible mushrooms.(source 🗗)

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