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Morgan Morrigan
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Pamela Melcher
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I have heard that Borax is bad for us, and that boron, as a trace mineral, must be added with caution, after a soil test.

I am interested to know more.

I am interested in all ways to protect ourselves against radiation.

I may be wrong.

Be well.

Pamela Melcher

 
Cee Ray
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most soils are deficient in B, and hence most humans are also deficient in B
most soils can use 1-4 ppm B to help Ca do it's job.. B should be roughly at a ratio of 1:1000 with Ca
B increases sap pressure, which can help resolve issues with sap sucking pests
B is best applied 2-3 times during the growing season (dissolved in water) rather than 1 time
 
Daniel Truax
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Borax has boron in it. Boron absorbs neutron radiation. It is used as a safety system in nuclear reactors to shut down the chain reaction if other systems fail.

Radiation from contamination comes from beta and gamma particles.

Someone is trying to sell Borax to the uneducated public.


What can really protect you?

Time: radioactive contamination goes away, in seconds or minutes to 1000's of years depending on the level and type.
Shielding: like lead, water, soil or concrete.
Distance: law of inverse square
Dilution: entropy
 
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