Warrior Wound Care: ORAL I.V. Review

I try to eat pretty clean most of the time. This means eliminating any unnecessary sugary snacks, salty stuff, and calories. Most of the electrolyte products on the market are sugary, colored, and has a ton of other nasty stuff in them. People usually relate products like Gatorade or Powerade as "healthy" drinks. In reality they are just marketed towards sports and exercise. I tend to stay away from them.

I came across ORAL I.V. produced by Warrior Wound Care. ORAL I.V. was developed and marketed toward the Military community. It's basically a electrolyte replacement product that contains some other minerals as well. Those included minerals are: copper, iodine, manganese, zinc, potassium, cobalt, sodium, selenium, chromium, silica, and boron in purified water.

ORAL I.V. comes packaged in some very carry friendly plastic vials. The vials are opened by simply twisting the top. They also have the instructions printed directly on the vial so there is no confusion as to how you consume it.

I typically drink tons of water everyday. I always have a Klean Kanteen or Nalgene with me and have to refill them 3-4 times a day. I'm a thirsty guy. So I have to forcefully get myself to the point of dehydration. To test the ORAL I.V. I did just that. A few weeks ago we ran the USMC Mud Run, we have an article about that if you would like to read it. The day before the run I refrained from guzzling the amount of water I normally drink. Before the run I drank the ORAL I.V. with one bottle of water and was fine for the entire race. I also stayed up to about 3 am the night prior- so I was a little foggy prior to the run.

It states that you can use it by mixing with water or just drinking by itself. I just drank it on its own followed by the water. It was fairly tasteless, with a hint of a salty flavor.

Warrior Wound Care says that the results of ORAL I.V. are instantaneous. I was somewhat skeptic about that, so I took it about 20 minutes prior.I don't know if it was a placebo effect but I did gain more awareness and energy within about ten minutes after consuming.

I've used the ORAL I.V. a few times since with my normal workout routines and felt great during those times as well. I'm not a doctor or a chemist, so I'm not going to go into all the science behind it. But I've had some good results from using the product.

Check out www.warriorwoundcare.com if your interested in finding out more information.


  1. I've tried it in a real world situation, and I wasn't impresed. As soon as I returned home I went right back to my pre marked vapor bottle and pedialite tubes. (bottle is marked at 8 oz. and 16 oz.) taste takes some getting used to (saltier then other drinks) I've made it my go to, only thing better is main linen an I.V. but YMMV.
    best wishes, ronin6

  2. There seems to be some debate about this and a growing scientific inquiry: http://bfelabs.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/analysis-of-oral-iv-and-commentary/

  3. Morrison Industries, LTD did a great job debunking this product