Is Glycerol polar or nonpolar?


Glycerol is a natural chemical that is often taken by mouth to aid in weight loss. Glycerol has many uses. Glycerol can be used to improve exercise performance, as well as helping the body replace water that is lost during diarrhea and vomiting. Additionally, Glycerol can be used to reduce the pressure inside the eye which helps people who suffer from glaucoma. Glycerol is polar, but Glycerin is non polar. Many people tend to get those two mixed up.
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