Sources Of Boron

Leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, wine, cider and beer

Functions In The Body

  • Increases production of estrogen and testosterone
  • Helps prevent osteoporosis and post-menopausal symptoms
  • May be necessary for growth (animal experiments)

Symptoms Associated With A Boron Deficiency

Osteoporosis, hot flashes and vaginal dryness in post-menopausal women

Symptoms Associated With A Boron Excess

Low toxicity. In animals, excessive intake affects calcium metabolism and may cause osteoporosis and increased urinary excretion of riboflavin.

Hair Analysis Notes

Significance in the hair is unknown