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MethylMate B question

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by gu3vara, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. gu3vara

    gu3vara Senior Member

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    Hi,

    I know that liquid MethylMate is meant to be taken sublingual but how long should I wait before drinking/swallowing afterward? I have a hard time letting it more than 5 minutes.

    Thx guys!
     
  2. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    Hi gu3vara, I guess you should not drink as this would both rapidly dissolve the tab and transport dissolved B12 into your stomach where its impact would be lower. Swallow? I guess you are talking about saliva buildup. Are you putting the tab alongside your gum? I don't experience a reflexive need to swallow. If saliva does build up I guess you would have to swallow. Try not to think about it, that may help.
     
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    I think that one is drops? Ideally you hold it there as long as possible as there is little if any absorption in the gut of mb12(edit:methylmate drops are methylfolate, not mb12). It's really hard though with the liquid b12s. I've been experimenting with dropping some of the liquid b12 I have here into some guar gum to make it into a gummy blob that will stay under the tongue. First experiment worked a bit too well, it took ages to dissolve. I might add a bit of rice flour or some other dissolving powder to the guar gum next and try again.
     
  4. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    Ha. Sorry, I misread your post. I am taking the sublingual lozenges and got confused.
     
  5. gu3vara

    gu3vara Senior Member

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    That's a good idea actually!
     
  6. sandralee

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    Hi All,

    Just a point of clarification. MethylMate B is not MB12, it is methylfolate, also referred to as Metafolin or Folapro.

    MethylMate B is part of Richs protocol along with Hydroxy B12 Mega Drops.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra
     
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    Adster Senior Member

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    Thanks Sandra. So it might not be as critical as with the methyl b12 to not swallow them.

    Apologies for any confusion.
     
  8. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    I am taking Metafolin tabs which I swallow straight away. Hope I got that right LOL.
     

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