Zincatest® can be used in two ways:
a). As a dietary supplement, take one scoop daily (5 ml) with a meal or as directed by your doctor. Optionally, you can dissolve it in water or orange juice.
b). If taste (determining zinc status) at least one hour after eating or drinking, take a spoon with 5 ml Zincatest, stir in 60 ml of water and rinse immediately afterwards 5 ml of the diluted mixture for 10 seconds in the mouth (then swallow or spit out) . Make every time you take a test in a fresh mixture. The flavor sensation that results from this test, gives an indication of the status of zinc.
1. tastes like water: Low
2. dry, hairy, mineral-like, sweet flavor after a few seconds:
3. distinct flavor which is getting stronger: marginally positive
4. immediately a strong, unpleasant taste: Positive
When taste sensation 1 or 2 proceed with the recommended daily use of Zincatest or another zinc supplement, until taste sensation 3 or 4 is experienced. Three to six months of supplementation may be required.