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Iodine for health - 'Universal Medicine'

Iodine “The Universal Medicine” 

About Iodine

   What’s the big deal about iodine?

   Iodine at work in the body


What’s the big deal about iodine?


The most electron-rich element required

 by the animal kingdom


“Supplementing with high dose iodine may be the safest, simplest, most effective,  and least expensive way to solve the healthcare crisis crippling our nation.”

-        Dr. Guy Abraham, M.D.

(Endocrinologist, Author, Dedicated researcher of the benefits of iodine supplementation)



      This “medicine” has been around for well over a century


“When I was a medical student, iodine in the form of potassium iodide was the universal medicine. Nobody knew what it did, but it did something and did something good”

- Nobel Laureate Albert Szent Gyorgyi M.D.

 (Discovered vitamin C in 1928)


-       Remembered by medical students with the following phrase (where K and I refers to potassium iodide):


“If ye don’t know where, what, and why, prescribe ye then K and I”


      Iodine is possibly the best solution to prevent cancer of the breast, uterus, ovaries, endometrium, prostate and other organs having high iodine presence - but people who supplement also report needing less thyroid medication, weight loss, improved energy, mood and mental clarity.

Stadel B, Dietary iodine and risk of breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer, The Lancet, 1976


Iodine Health Benefits


      Iodine deficiency is common – due to dietary and environmental factors in our changing world


Iodine deficiency – “Common and affects more than just thyroid”


Iodine at work in the body


      Iodine is present and essential in EVERY organ and tissue of the human body, not just the thyroid gland - the thyroid is an organ unique to vertebrates, that uses iodine to make thyroid hormones, which are critical to cellular metabolism rate and protein synthesis and growth; unfortunately, more recent attention has focused only on iodine’s benefit for thyroid disorders, and its historical use as a panacea against other ailments has been neglected (using higher iodine supplementation levels than are needed to deal with just thyroid problems).


      Iodine is useful in the following roles:


   Trace Nutrient



   Natural Antibiotic


   Reverses FDB


   Important for hormone production

   Shrinks ovarian and thyroid cysts


   Increases secretions (opens ducts)



Iodine Health Functions



IODINE related links



Related Links

IODINE – The Universal Medicine

About Iodine

-  Health Functions  

"Iodine at work in the body”

Other Uses for Iodine


About Iodine deficiency  

“Common and affects more than thyroid”

-  Why are we Iodine Deficient?

Goitrogens vs. Iodine

-  Symptoms of Iodine Deficiency

-  Iodine Sufficiency tests


About Iodine Health Benefits

Chart of Health Benefits

-  Iodine against thyroid disorders

-   Iodine against cancer


About How to Supplement Iodine

-  Sources of Iodine/Iodide

-  Lugols Dosage Guidelines

-  Lugols Dosage Chart

-  Nebulizing Iodine

-  Required Nutrient Support

-  Iodine side-effects