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Dilluting powdered supplement with water or oil?

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Created July 09, 2014 at 3:28 PM

I have a 2mg boron glycinate supplement with no additives other than cellulose.

Needed to create 100mcg doses of this and was wondering if I can dissolve this powder with either oil or water in a dropper bottle? I've done this before with K2 liquid drops, but never with a powdered supplement.

I tested this powder in a vial with water and if shaken before each use it seems to be 100% mixed into the water (doesn't mix well with oil), but I wasn't sure if each dose would contain the same amount of boron, or if it would vary greatly.

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226 · July 10, 2014 at 3:58 PM

At doses of 35mcg I experience increased mental focus and clarity which lasts roughly 5-6 hours.

Similar experiences with micro doses of vitamin K2 (40mcg) - except that is more of a physical energy which lasts roughly the same amount of time.

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5 · July 10, 2014 at 10:41 AM

I think that will be fine, what settles must be completely or nearly completely cellulose.

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41544 · July 09, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Why are you supplementing such a low dose?

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226 · July 10, 2014 at 3:58 PM

At doses of 35mcg I experience increased mental focus and clarity which lasts roughly 5-6 hours.

Similar experiences with micro doses of vitamin K2 (40mcg) - except that is more of a physical energy which lasts roughly the same amount of time.

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226 · July 09, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Thanks! So even though the powder settles to the bottom after a few minutes, could I assume that if I shake it up well each time before using that I am getting a pretty accurate dose? Or would you think it varies?

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5 · July 10, 2014 at 10:41 AM

I think that will be fine, what settles must be completely or nearly completely cellulose.

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5 · July 09, 2014 at 6:05 PM

You answered your own question. Mineral chelates don't need to be dissolved in oil but they dissolve great in water.

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