For years we were able to get the body's iodine requirements
food. However, with the depletion of iodine in the soil, plants are
depleted of the mineral. Genetically modified foods also effect the
body's iodine levels, some GMO plants even further deplete iodine
levels. Chlorine that is added to municipal water supplies is notorious
iodine levels in the body. People are under the misconception that by
bottled water thy are eliminating the problem. Let say it reduces the
depletion process. But you
must consider that when the body is exposed to water containing chlorine
through bathing and showering, the body's iodine levels will still be
depleted. The chlorine is absorbed
into the skin and has the same effect as drinking the water. It is best
to take an iodine supplement to replenish the depleted iodine. Iodine
for the normal function of the thyroid which is required for the immune
system to function normally. In recent years we have been made aware of
food bacterias and microbes, there is a reason, iodine deficiency.
Plants need iodine in their photosynthesis for their own immune
system for its own defense mechanism to survive these bacterias and
Therefore, since plants are iodine deficient and our bodies are iodine
deficient it is essential we get the body's requirement of iodine from
other sources. Iodine is also one of the best disinfectants available.
Using Lugol's iodine as a vegetable and fruit wash/disinfectant is
highly recommended. Water alone does not suffice, especially if you are
using municipal water. Using dish soap as a wash does a nominal job,
and using bleach or hydrogen peroxide prove to be a much better choice
than just water alone. Using the Lugol's iodine solution as a fruit and
vegetable cleaner/disinfectant is the best option and highly
As a food wash or disinfectant add 1-4 drops to 1
liter of water and soak vegetables and fruit for 3-5 minutes. Shake of
solution and rinse, we recommend to use distilled or filtered water it
has less chemicals than municipal water. Fruits and vegetables are
potential sources for food-borene illness. It is essential to take
extra care in washing and cleaning your organic fruit and vegetables
since that is often fertilized with manure. People eat fruits and
vegetables raw, so think about what you are consuming if you do not
clean them appropriately you are consuming these bacterias and microbes. Lugol's iodine solution has been used by
travelers to foreign lands to wash and clean their fruits and vegetables
The iodine used in our Lugol's solution is derived
from mined ACS grade crystals, not from shellfish or kelp. Iodine is essential to
support normal thyroid, pituitary and pancreatic health. Lugol's iodine
solution is available in two strengths, 2.2% and 5%. Our Lugol's
iodine solution utilizes potassium iodide, not sodium iodide. Sodium
iodide is not recommended for people with heart or blood issues. Iodide
is different from iodine, iodine is an atom and iodide is an ion.
One to two drops if body weight is 150 lbs. (68 kg.) or less; two to three drops for body weight of more than 150 lbs. Each drop vertical contains 6.25 mg. of iodine. Our iodine is derived from mined iodine crystals.
In a clean sink or bowl, add one to two drops of 5% Lugol's per quart of water. If using 2.2% Lugols iodine add two to four drops per liter of water. Dip leafy such as lettuce or spinach for 2-3 minutes and rinse with water. For fruits or vegetables wash the skin using a vegetable bush and then submerge in Lugol's iodine solution wash for 3 to 7 minutes. Always clean your counter area with the Lugols iodine solution wash before you process the fruits and vegetables. Also use the solution to rinse your utensils.
Take two to three times per week such as on Monday Wednesday and Saturday. Take on an empty stomach about 20 minutes before eating in an 8 oz. (236 ml.) glass of distilled or purified water with one tsp. of apple cider vinegar. You can also apply the iodine externally by painting a small area the size of a quarter on the inside of the elbow using the dropper. If you are using the iodine externally it is recommended you apply it daily.
5% Iodine and 10% Potassium Iodide and 85% Distilled Water.
600 vertical drops
Contraindications and Warnings:
Not to be used during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
All iodine products can be toxic, or even deadly, if taken in excessive amounts.
Drug Interactions: Check back for updates in this section.
Other Practitioner Observations: Check back for updates in this section.
This section of Contraindications and Warnings will continually be updated.
This product has not been evaluated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. This product is, therefore, not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Promotes health thyroid
- Essential for a healthy immune system
- Supports general well being