Uses For Iodine

 Lugols Iodine has an AMAZING number of surprising uses. 

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"Iodine Subject"

(Also see Deficiency Diseases)

Iodine is frequently used to treat common skin problems like acne. Note acne is frequently caused by Fluoride in our water. Search this link for iodine (ctl+F): 

Potassium iodide has been used in large doses (like grams vs. milligrams) as an antifungal.  Potassium iodide has been used safely in doses as high as 6 grams without side effects.

Prevent infections from cuts & scrapes. Even kills the dreaded MRSA and other antibiotic resistant bacteria. Link

Bladder Infections
        SSKI is 100% effective at preventing bladder infections

Apply a mixture of 90% water & 10% iodine to the scalp several times per week, towel dry. Dandruff & Fungus vanishes for up to 12 weeks. Link  Update - Clear SSKI does a much better job killing Dandruff. Apply full strength directly from the dropper, or from a squeeze bottle, towel dry.

Disinfect water
Put a drop of iodine into a glass of water to kill all bacteria & germs in minutes.
 Iodine destroys bacteria, viruses and cysts, and its action is dependent on its concentration, the water temperature and duration of contact. A concentration of 4 drops per litre at 20 degrees centigrade, will destroy all pathogens if left for 10 minutes.

Potassium iodide aqueous expectorant (SSKI) is given at a dose of 300 mg every 6 hours. (Haynes, 1990) Link

Iodine cures brittle and easily broken finger nails. It makes the fingernails hard, chip proof and unbreakable. Dip your fingernails in colorless iodine once a day for 1 week; then once a week for 3 to 4 weeks; then once a month.  Link

"...hemorrhoids will disappear - sometimes literally overnight - when a mixture of 20 drops of SSKI and 1 ounce of flaxseed oil is applied to them at bedtime." Link

Herpes Simplex
Applied topically in the treatment of herpes simplex (Reynolds, 1989).  Link

Iodized Skin Cream, Iodine Salve

 Laura (Wombat) at the Curezone sells Hi-Odine Iodized Skin Cream and Iodized Salve. See "Iodine Skin Cream" in Testimonials for details on how to order. Extra iodine can easily be mixed into these products if needed. Her customers supply amazing testimonials for these products. 

Lesions & 
Apply a drop 2x a day, after 1 month the mole begins to itch,  falls of & leaves fresh new skin. I removed a nasty lesion on my shoulder using this method - Grizz
More details here Removing Kelloid Scars:

Mosquito Bites, Tick Bites
Put a drop of iodine on the bite to prevent disease, also reduces itching.  Link

Mix 4 drops of iodine into 1 ounce of water to kill germs & bad breath. Link

Nail Fungus

Parotid duct stones (blocks saliva ducts)
"Parotid duct stones (which block the ducts that carry your saliva) can be dissolved in four to eight months just by drinking a glass of water containing 3 to 4 drops of SSKI each day."  Link

Psoriasis Home Treatment

A skin fungus that is cured with iodine painting. Paint every other day. Link

Sebaceous Cysts
"Sebaceous cysts are another example of SSKI's ability to dissolve fats and oils. Unlike breast and ovarian cysts, sebaceous cysts contain oily, fatty material and usually appear rather suddenly on the face or in the groin area. But the good news is that you can get rid of them just as quickly as they come on - generally in just a week or two - by rubbing in a mixture of equal parts SSKI and DMSO."  Link

Skin Cancer

Skin Tags
"I rubbed iodine on both the mole and skin tags at night before going to bed. Within 3 to 7 days the skin tag dried and fell off while the mole went away."  

Mix iodine into baby oil to get a better, faster tan Link 

Thrush (white tongue)
Mix 4 drops of iodine into 1 ounce of water & gargle to kill candida fungus. Link

Toenail Fungus
"The SSKI and DMSO mixture doesn't work any faster, but it's just as effective as antifungal drugs - and definitely safer. Rub it on, around, and under the affected toenails. " SSKI is clear & does not stain.  Link

    Mix iodine into a spray bottle with water & spray the tonsils. Link

Over-the-counter preparations of iodine are used by women suffering from chronic vaginal symptoms. To reduce vaginal inflammation iodine douches are used. Also sodium bicarbonate.
“I have wormed my dogs and cats successfully for twenty-seven years with iodine. Its slower than commercial wormers but safer and with less side effects.”

More amazing uses for SSKI

The Iodine Museum list hundreds of uses:

Did I miss anything?
Send your suggestions to Grizz at the Curezone

Subpages (1): Deficiency Diseases