Natural Healing: Mineral Iodine


Iodine is a mineral that was discovered in 1812 in kelp. It was extracted and given its name, Iodine, because of its violet color. Iodine occurs naturally and is a crucial constituent of the thyroid hormones. Which monitor the energy levels in us. The deficiency in Iodine, is one of the key world health problems, and at least 200 million people suffer from conditions linked to inadequate iodine in the diet. The lack of iodine can cause goiter, underactive thyroid, cretinism, and can eventually lead to myxedema. Iodine is found in seafood, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli. seaweed.
Aids with : levels of metabolism and energy in the body, protects against toxic effect of exposure to radioactive materials, prevents goiter, prevents thyroid disorders, loosens mucus in the respiratory tract, natural antiseptic.
Iodine is best taken as potassium iodide, take under supervision of your physician or nutritionist.
Caution because iodine is toxic in high doses it may aggravate or cause acne. Large doses may interfere with hormone activity.

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