Using an Ultrasonic Cleaner to make liposomal vitamin C.

A guide to making liposomal Vitamin C with an ultrasonic cleaner.

I should start by saying the subject of liposomal vitamin C (concentrated Vitamin C) is relatively new to me and I would not begin to discuss the scientific theory behind the process or any possible health benefits.

In the last couple of years, and especially since the start of the Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic, there has been a steady increase in sales of Ultrasonic Cleaners to customers who are using the machines to make encapsulated vitamin C. Therefore I thought it was worth adding some technical information on the ultrasonic cleaners used in this specialist process.

From conversations with our customers, it seems there are two elements that are vital to the process of making liposomal vitamin C. The first is temperature control and secondly is the timer that controls the length of time the machine is activated.  Secondary functions such as degassing mentioned at: and I’ll explain this shortly.

About ultrasonic cleaner functions.

Temperature control

As the temperature control is crucial it would be best to buy an Ultrasonic Cleaner that has a digital readout and control. This is simply because the digital display shows two sets of information:

1). The actual temperature in the tank

2). The target temperature for the tank.

NOTE: The very action of the machine generating ultrasonic waves also produces a modest amount of warmth. This raises the temperature of the liquid and so with the digital readout, you will be able to monitor this. When making  liposomal vitamin C, this is important.

Timer Control

With a digital model, the timer can be programmed for up to 90 minutes, whereas with a dial control, the maximum time is restricted to 20 minutes.


Degassing is available on some models and is an addition function which, after a change of solution or agitation of a solution, quickly removes any air from the liquid which makes the process more effective. This is useful when making liposomal vitamin C but not essential as air will over time, always rise to the top of a liquid naturally. Additionally, the power of the machine can be reduced by 50% if required. Degassing does however, add a bit more money to the purchase price of the Ultrasonic Cleaner.

Which model to select

The two popular sizes of machine normally selected are 3 Litre or 6 litre.

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2 thoughts on “Using an Ultrasonic Cleaner to make liposomal vitamin C.”

  1. What should the temp be set to on the ultrasonic cleaner when making lipo c?

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