Iodine helps in prevention of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, and also helps in arteries plaque removal.
Lugol’s solution is a mixture of elemental iodine and potassium iodide, designed back in 1829, and according to many, prevents many diseases. It is known as universal disinfectant, against infections and skin injuries, but is also a natural source of iodine that the body lacks.
Even though today is emphasized mainly as harmful and is associated largely with thyroid disease, its historical use as a remedy is forgotten.
Iodine helps in prevention of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, and also helps in arteries plaque removal, protects against heart attack and stroke and reduce other problems associated with atherosclerosis. Also, balances the hormone level and reduces the diabetes symptoms.
How to prepare Lugol’s solution
To get 1 liter of the iodine solution, mix 44 grams of granulated iodine and 88 grams of granular potassium iodide.
Dissolve potassium iodide in 0.47 liters of water and the iodine crystals as well and fill up with water to the one liter mark on the bottle.
Avoid using bottled water for preparation of this solution. It is best to use distilled water.
How to use Lugol’s solution
Lugol’s solution is recommended to be consumed mixed with apple vinegar, and the recommended daily dose is 150 micrograms (mcg). People that suffer from hyperthyroidism or diabetes should consume the solution in small quantities.
During excessive intake of Lugol’s solution, detoxification symptoms can appear, such as heat, sweating and light headaches. With consuming plenty of water, these symptoms will disappear within 2-3 days.