Inositol - shestiyaderny alcohol, cyclohexane (6N12On6). Soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol and ether. The most common isomer of Inositol - metainit - growth factor for some yeast with vitamin activity. In plants contains ether of mesoinositol - phytinused in medicine. Misonoza found in muscles, the substance of the brain, it has a therapeutic effect in fatty infiltration and cirrhosis of the liver.