If you don't like the taste, make sure you have a good-quality organic unsulphered BSM.
Meridian or Wholesome are two good ones, depending on where you are. I've tried Nutrimax, which claims to be organic, unsulphered, and it's foul. Wholesome is delicious.
The only possible downside I can imagine is, you might possibly not need so much iron...but only you'd know that.
I did not use the blackstrap molasses in my drink but
averaged a 1-2 tablespoons a day for the mineral content.
For me, it also dealt with food cravings immediately.
It is a major help in flagging energy and was worth the
For the ladies, it is a great way to get the extra
minerals for support during the menstrual cycle.
I also have not tried it as part of the lemonade, but use it by the teaspoon when I'm feeling weak. Especially during that time of the month, as I tend to be slightly anemic anyways. Today I had to take 3 teaspoons at different times and each time I felt less fatigued and was able to continue with my difficult day.
I completed several MC's before I read a suggestion to use it as I am now. Ever since, I can say that the Master-Cleanse is MUCH easier to get through! Try it!