Boron supplements with the fewest additives

Boron may help fight osteoporosis, but many brands contain more than just the boron. For example, manufacturers may use silica / silicon dioxide or polyethylene glycol to make manufacturing easier. I try to avoid such excipients when possible. If you want to do the same, my recommendations are:

Recommended boron supplement that's completely free of questionable excipients:

Photo of Botanic Choice Boron Complex (Gelatin Capsules)
Botanic Choice Boron Complex (Gelatin Capsules)
Positives:
  • hypromellose-free / hydroxypropyl methylcellulose-free
  • silica-free / silicon-dioxide-free
  • PEG (polythylene glycol)-free
Negatives:
(none)
All ingredients:

Boron (as boron citrate/aspartate/glycinate complex), rice flour, gelatin.

Recommended boron glycinate supplement:

Photo of Pure Encapsulations Boron Glycinate (Veggie Capsules)
Pure Encapsulations Boron Glycinate (Veggie Capsules)
Positives:
  • silica-free / silicon-dioxide-free
  • PEG (polythylene glycol)-free
Negatives:
  • contains hypromellose / hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
All ingredients:

Boron (as boron glycinate), hypo-allergenic plant fiber (cellulose from pesticide-free Southern pine, probably hydroxypropyl methylcellulose), vegetarian capsule (cellulose from pesticide-free Southern pine, probably hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, water).


Other boron supplements

The following are other boron products I'm aware of, sorted alphabetically.

Name Ingredients
Bluebonnet Nutrition Chelated Boron (Veggie Capsules)

Boron (citrate, aspartate, glycinate), 100% kosher vegetable capsules, vegetable cellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate.

Good State Health Solution Natural Ionic Boron (Liquid)

Boron, fulvic acid, double reverse osmosis water, ionic boron from ionized sodium borate, citric acid, Natamycin, Nisin (100% natural, protects freshness).

Hammer Nutrition Boron (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (as boron amino acid chelate), enzyme enhancement system (a proprietary blend of amylase and phytase), stabilized rice bran, vegetable capsules (plant cellulose and water).

Life Extension Boron (Veggie Capsules)

Riboflavin (vitamin B2), boron (as boron citrate/aspartate/glycinate complex), microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule).

Nature's Way Boron Chelate (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (as boron amino acid chelate), cellulose, gelatin (capsule).

NOW Foods Boron (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (from calcium borogluconate), rice flour, gelatin (capsule) and stearic acid (vegetable source).

Solaray Tetra-Boron (Tablets)

Boron (as Tetra-Boron), cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate.

Solgar Multi-Chelated Boron (Veggie Capsules)

Sodium, boron (as boron citrate, glycinate, aspartate chelate), microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose, vegetable stearic acid, water.

Source Naturals Triple Boron with Calcium (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (as boron citrate, aspartate & glycinate), microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin (capsule), and magnesium stearate.

Swanson Premium Triple Boron Complex (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (tri-boron complex from citrate,aspartate and glycinate), rice flour, gelatin. May contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.

Swanson Ultra Albion Chelated Boron (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (from Albion bororganic glycine), brown rice flour, gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber). May contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.

Trace Minerals Ionic Boron (Liquid)

Magnesium (from ConcenTrace), chloride (from ConcenTrace), boron (from ConcenTrace), sulfate (FeSO4 ConcenTrace), purified water, ConcenTrace, boron complex (contains boric acid, citric acid, and ascorbic acid), less than 0.1% potassium benzoate. This product also contains a full spectrum of 72 naturally occurring minerals and trace minerals from ConcenTrace, as found in the Great Salt Lake, an inland sea.

Twinlab Tri-Boron (Gelatin Capsules)

Boron (from boron citrate, glycinate, aspartate), potato starch, gelatin, purified water, magnesium stearate, MCT.

Vibrant Health Phyto-Boron / Super-Natural Boron (Veggie Capsules)

Boron (from patented calcium fructoborate), broccoli powder, vegetable capsule.

Vitamin Shoppe Boron (Tablets)

Boron (as amino acid chelate), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, croscarmellosesodium, purified water, hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, polyethylene glycol.


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