Sublingual Dehydroepiandroserone (25 mg) is easily absorbed by the body through the thin membranes under the tongue. Conjugated Phytoestrogenic Complex. The Mucosal Adhesive System™ facilitates sublingual absorption of micronized DHEA, by-passes intestinal malabsorption and first pass liver metabolism. This may be important in avoiding unwanted androgenic effects in women. DHEA SL™ should be used with testing and monitoring of DHEA levels.