How to Make Liposomal Vitamin C

Update 2014-2015: A fellow researcher by the name of Philip provided us with a new way to make accurate liposomal vitamin C every time. The emphasis is on using sunflower lecithin powder, not soy lecithin.

Liposomal Vitamin C - Mixing Formula

This formula was produced after many tests using diverse milligram measurements of lecithin and ascorbic acid to one litre of distilled water and completing the ultrasonic cycle. At the end of each process the results were observed, until finally the successful blend was achieved. By following this formula you will have 100 percent success every time.

The formula for making 1 litre liposomal vitamin C.

What you will need:

·        88 grams sunflower lecithin powder. (See notes at end.)

·        27 grams ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

·        One litre of steam-distilled water.

·        One 2 litre flat-bottomed borosilicate glass flask.

·        One 1 litre flat-bottomed borosilicate glass flask.

·        Two 200 millilitre flat-bottomed borosilicate glass flasks.

·        A glass rod or glass spoon. Do not use metal.

·        A small Pyrex glass saucepan.

·        A milligram scale

·        An electric hand whisk or a food blender with a glass mixing bowl.

·        An ultrasonic cleaner of 2 litre capacity. (See notes at end.)

·        A 1 litre glass bottle. (Do not use plastic.)

The process:

  1. Pour 900 millilitres steam-distilled water into the 2 litre borosilicate glass flask.
  2. Weigh 88 grams of sunflower lecithin, add it to the above and stir with glass spoon or glass rod.
  3. Pour 100 millilitres steam-distilled water into a glass saucepan and bring to near boiling.
  4. Weigh 27 grams ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and place it into a 200 millilitre borosilicate glass flask. When the water in 3 above is near boiling pour it over the ascorbic acid and swirl it until dissolved. (This happens very quickly when using very hot water.)
  5. Then, partly fill the saucepan with cold water and place the 200ml borosilicate glass flask with dissolved ascorbic acid into it to cool. When it is sufficiently cool or cold pour the ascorbic acid fluid into the 2 litre borosilicate glass flask and stir with the glass rod or glass spoon. Put a saucer or plate on top and allow it to stand for several hours or overnight.
  6. Use the electric hand food whisk for five minutes to blend the lecithin and ascorbic acid mix. (Use a food blender if you do not have an electric food whisk.)
  7. Pour the now thoroughly blended lecithin and ascorbic acid, (but not yet liposomal), into the 1 litre flat bottomed borosilicate glass flask and place it into the ultrasonic unit.
  8. Fill the steel well of the ultrasonic unit with water to its maximum level and switch on, and let it run it for a total of 100 minutes. Your ultrasonic unit probably has short timing durations, in which case, switch it on again and let it run until you complete the full 100 minutes. Periodically stir the solution with the glass spoon or glass rod.
  9. Now you have the best mix of liposomal vitamin C, which you can pour into a 1 litre glass bottle and place it into the fridge to use when needed.

A note on ultrasonic frequencies

When the lecithin-ascorbic acid mix is poured directly into the steel well of the ultrasonic unit the ultrasonic vibrations will cause nanoparticles of metal to migrate into the liposomal vitamin C solution. Therefore it is better to use borosilicate glass as the receptacle to hold the lecithin-ascorbic acid solution. The ultrasonic waves pass from the metal bottom of the ultrasonic unit directly through the borosilicate glass flask and into the fluid. (For good reason, scientific laboratories use borosilicate glass, rather than metal for their research work.)

  • The ultrasonic cleaner machine needs to be of sufficient size – 2 litres to hold the 1 litre flat bottomed borosilicate flask. Small jewellery ultrasonic cleaners are not suitable for this purpose.
  • Sometimes you will notice a very thin film of sediment at the bottom of your bottle of liposomal vitamin C – just swill it around and pour it into your glass and drink. The occasional tiny amount of sediment is because not all particles of sunflower lecithin are equal; some are slightly larger and will eventually sink to the bottom after the ultrasonic cycle. Bear in mind also that all activities are influenced by Lunar Cycles that influence result.
  • Do not use soy lecithin! Period! All forms of soy products that have not gone through a fermentation process are harmful to health, including soymilk and Tofu. Use only organic sunflower lecithin powder. (I purchase organic sunflower lecithin from Germany.)
  • Use a glass spoon, not metal or plastic, for measuring; mixing can be performed with a glass rod.
  • Borosilicate glass flasks can be purchased from a laboratory supplier; purchase thick walled borosilicate glass.

Update 2014-2015: Another fellow researcher by the name of Chris provided us with a new and novel way to make the highest quality liposomal vitamin C.

You can visit his website by clicking HERE.

Vitamin C
is the most used supplement in the world. There is good reason for this as the science behind the many benefits of vitamin C is solid. Dr. Svent Gyorgi and Dr. Linus Pauling performed innumerable experiments proving that man, unlike most animals, is dependent upon vitamin C for a healthy existence. For decades we have relied upon various ascorbic formulas for our supplemental needs, but now a whole new vista opens up with Liposomal technology.

Increase Absorption Dramatically - Regular vitamin C is absorbed at approximately 19%, the balance remains in the gastrointestinal tract to attract water and loosen the bowels. Nanotechnology, liposomalized vitamin C is absorbed at 93%, measurable in the blood stream. A 390% increase in absorption! Get IV results with oral dosage!
  1. Heat one cup of distilled water in a ceramic coated or stainless steel pan on your stove (do not heat it in a microwave oven) until almost boiling.
  2. Pour the water into your blender and add three level tablespoons of lecithin and blend until all of the lecithin is totally dissolved in the water.
  3. In one cup of cold distilled water, dissolve one level tablespoon of ascorbic acid. Make sure it is totally dissolved, very important!
  4. Add the ascorbic acid mixture to the lecithin mixture and blend well.
  5. Pour the mixture into the ultrasonic cleaner and turn it on. Stir frequently.
  6. The cleaner will turn itself off about every two minutes or so. You continue to stir frequently and turn the cleaner back on until ALL of the foam is gone. Repeat: Continue to stir and turn the cleaner back on until ALL OF THE FOAM IS GONE!! This will take about 30 minutes or so. When done you will have a mix that is about the color of milk. There will be some settling but shouldn't be much, less than 5% of the mix or so.

    When done, pour mix into a reseal able GLASS jar and store in your refrigerator.

    Take one teaspoon full of mix once a day.

    You can experiment with this amount after you have taken it for awhile to see how it effects you.

    Take on an empty stomach and wait at least 15 minutes before eating anything.

    Many take it in the morning before breakfast.

    It is really sour tasting so many chase it with water to get the taste out of the mouth.

Another Excellent Recipe is Shown Here:

This recipe will give you a product between 7.0 and 7.5 (measured with Alkalive pH Stix) or similar pH to human blood so there is no risk of over acidifying your blood should you take significant amounts of your homemade Liposomal Vitamin C Ascorbate.

(Blood pH is tightly controlled by the body at near 7.35 pH.   If your blood pH were much above or below that number you would be a very sick person.)

Creating an identical pH in your liposomal brew is simply a matter of carefully adjusting the level of bicarbonate of soda.

This Vitamin C Ascorbate recipe is a compilation of several postings on forums and Pdazzler’s own trials in the kitchen.

Using a small (2 cup) Ultrasonic cleaner, (Item #03305, obtainable from Harbor Freight @ about $30.00), we performed the following:

1. In qt mixing jar pour 1 cup of distilled water. Add 3 level Tablespoons of granular soy lecithin (NOW has non-genetically modified soy lecithin) and agitate vigorously for 3 – 5 minutes.

Then place the lecithin mixture in the refrigerator for two or more hours.   (You can leave in refrigerator overnight if you prefer.)   This allows lecithin granules to soak up water for easy mixing into solution.

Note:  Mixing can be accomplished easier if you raise the temperature of the distilled water being used to 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit). I have found this unnecessary in getting high quality mixtures but others have found this warmer temperature helpful.

After 2 hour soaking period vigorously agitate the mixture for another 3 – 5 minutes.   At the conclusion there should be no lecithin granules visible.   Set this smooth lecithin mixture aside.

2. Dissolved 1 level Tablespoon of Pharmaceutical grade Vitamin C powder in 2 oz. of distilled water.   We recommend you use a 6 oz. or larger screw lid jar so you can shake vigorously.

3. Dissolve 1 Heaping Tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda (Arm & Hammer is just fine and aluminum free despite the inferences by other companies that their's are aluminum free) in 2 oz. of distilled water using a separate 6 oz. or larger screw lid jar.   Shake or agitate the mixture 3 minutes or until soda dissolved.

*One mole of sodium bicarbonate is 84 grams, and one mole of ascorbic acid is 176 grams. So, the correct (stoichiometric) ratio of sodium bicarbonate to ascorbic acid is 84/176 = 0.477. For example, it would take 477 milligrams of sodium bicarbonate to neutralize 1000 milligrams of ascorbic acid.

**What follows is often the most difficult part of the process for those new to making homemade liposomal Vitamin C Ascorbate.

While stirring the Vitamin C / distilled water solution very slowly pour/dribble the dissolved bicarbonate of soda/water mixture into the Vitamin C / distilled water solution.  (Pour soda solution very slowly as the resulting mixture will bubble.  By pouring slowing and constantly stirring you will be able to mix the two without bubbling over.)

At the conclusion of mixing the bicarbonate of soda mixture into the Vitamin C mixture all bubbling will cease.   If you have any soda settled in the jar pour the resulting total mix together into that jar, swirl and pour the resulting Vitamin C / Bicarbonate of Soda mixture into the Ultrasonic Cleaner.

4. Pour the Lecithin solution into ultrasonic cleaner bowl with the Vitamin C / Bicarbonate of Soda mixture and stir the contents together.

5. Turn the ultrasonic cleaner on and using a plastic straw (leaving the top of the cleaner opened), gently, slowly, stirred the contents.

Note: The cleaner will, automatically, self-stop about every 2 minutes. Just push ON button to continue. Repeat for a total of 6 series (12 – 18 minutes). By that time the entire solution should be blended into a cloudy, homogeneous, milk-like mixture. The LET solution is now well  formed.

You can raise the level of encapsulation by continuing several more ultrasonic cycles if desired.

This protocol furnishes 12 grams (12000mg.) of Vitamin C Ascorbate. At an estimated/theoretical 70% – 90% encapsulation efficiency, 8400 mg would be of the LET type. This solution will keep, acceptably, at room temperature for 3 to 4 days. Refrigerated, it will keep much longer.

Note: A larger, more powerful, ultrasonic cleaner is available at Harbor Freight. Item number 91593. 2+ liters, for about $80.00. Both units perform well. The larger unit will allow you to make higher quality liposomal or more encapsulated supplement at one time, depending on the amount you mix.

This article was written and submitted by an anonymous Australian researcher and this method has yielded excellent results everytime we have use it. For informational and educational purposes only. Void where prohibited.