What is Boron?

Category: Supplements

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See also: calcium plus boron

Boron is a trace mineral found in all foods produced by plants.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support immune health 2 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
General health 1 0
Multiple sclerosis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Boron

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Boron

Dosage Patients
3 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Boron

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Boron

Duration

Currently taking Boron

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Boron

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Boron.