Synthetic Guggulsterone dosage?
- 08-02-2005, 05:14 PM
Synthetic Guggulsterone dosage?
I've found some inexpensive synthetic Guggulesterone powder. Since it seems I will be including Dicana in my next cycle and my thyroid might need a little bit of a jolt, Guggulesterone has been suggested.
I've read a guy suggesting to take the stuff at 1g to 1.5g per day. Thing is, most guggul products have dosages going all the way UP to about 20mg per day.
I'm a little confused. I think I've read somewhere that there is a max dosage after which it becomes useless to add product, but I can't find it now. It seems there is a lot of information on this internet thing after all, but finding it is another story ...
- 08-02-2005, 06:18 PM
bump, for expert advice.
I used the powder after a clen cycle with other stuff, but didn't have a good read on exact dosage requirements. Or, I should say, I found a variety of suggested doses, from 20-60mg to 200-300mg. Then I read on one site, that the suggested daily dose is 5 g, yes 5 GRAMS!
I did about 150mg powder 3 X daily, wich may be a rediculous amount and may not. Love some good input, though!
Originally Posted by ss01
- 08-03-2005, 01:45 PM
The recommended effective dosage is 30-60mg, three times/day. Keep in mind,
that this is TOTAL Guggulsteroids. So, for example, 500mg of Guggul extract standardized
at 6% would be 30mg. Always do the math predicated on the standardization percentage, as
opposed to TOTAL extract. Make sense?
08-03-2005, 03:26 PM
Thanks very much for clearing that up, sandman. You're right, there is a LOT of miunderstanding about powder/extract/guggulsteroids... The powder I'm referring to is synthetic, 100%, that is 70% E and 30% Z. So 200mg a day would be good, 1 gram to 5 days, All good.
The Syntrax product has this dosage. But I had used another product that suggested 40mg of guggulsteroids per day, and surprisingly I did see a little bit of effect. Can't wait to do 200mg...
08-03-2005, 05:56 PM
08-03-2005, 07:32 PM
No prob, fellas...let me know how it works for you. cheers
08-03-2005, 07:49 PM
sandman, is this correct, then, regarding synthetic? And as for the 70% E and 30% Z gugglsterols, is 200mg an accurate daily dose for this synthetic? Makes sense the way ss lays it out, I'm just still a bit unclear, I guess, about synthetic vs. natural guggl. Thanks again.Originally Posted by ss01
08-03-2005, 08:44 PM
I think, based on the literature out there, 200mg of the synthetic guggl (which is more concentrated) is probably at the upper end of the dosing parameters...There really aren't a lot of known side effects with guggl, so it's just trial and error to see what works for you. Again, I'm just echoing what the experts/studies have stated/suggested. Personally, If using the synthetic version, I would start at around 90-120mg/day, assess after a week, and tweak if needed. From a cost savings perspective, it just makes sense to start low and work up as needed.Originally Posted by milwood
08-03-2005, 08:51 PM
where did you find this expensive Synthetic gugglesterone powder?1fast400?
08-03-2005, 10:29 PM
I did say INexpensive. Yes 1fast400. They are very good at providing bulk powders at low cost. They sell it for $4.25 a gram, less if you buy more...
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