People use Inositol to treat polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), metabolic syndrome, and to reduce the risk of preterm birth. Inositol may also potentially balance certain chemicals in the body that are linked with obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and depression. It can be beneficial to use Inositol if you’re suffering from diabetes. Inositol helps in regulating the insulin hormone in the body. It helps to absorb blood glucose and prevents the body from insulin resistance. Inositol may indirectly aid in weight loss because of these properties.