|introduction||Mannitol is a type of sugar alcohol which is also used as a medication. As a sugar, it is often used as a sweetener in diabetic food, as it is poorly absorbed from the intestines. As a medication, it is used to decrease pressure in the eyes, as in glaucoma, and to lower increased intracranial pressure. Medically, it is given by injection.|
|Indications and Uses|| 1. Mannitol is a good diuretic in medicine, reducing intracranial pressure, intraocular pressure and treatment of kidney medicines, dehydrated drugs, sugar substitutes, as well as excipients for tablets and solid and liquid diluents. |
2. Since mannitol absorbs heat when dissolved, it has a sweet taste and is comfortable to the oral cavity, therefore mannitol is more widely used for the production of chewable tablets such as sobering drugs and mouth cooling agents.
3. In terms of food, the product has the lowest water absorption in sugar and sugar alcohol, and has a refreshing sweet taste, used for the anti-adhesion of maltose, chewing gum, rice cakes and other foods, and as a non-stick powder for general cakes.
It can also be used as a low-calorie, low-sugar sweetener for diabetes patients, bodybuilding foods, etc.