Boron Resources Boron is ESSENTIAL for bone metabolism. I have seen people make dramatic turnarounds in arthritis and osteoporosis once they add boron to their life. It also can lower inflammation and in certain doses raise testosterone in men, and progesterone in women. Here are some great resources. The Boron Files You will see that dosing amounts recommended by various experts are very broad with 3-6 mgs tabs as a good starting point. Most the tablets in health food stores contain 3 mgs bonded to various amino acids. That’s a great starting dose that’s generally agreed to be safe from the literature below.