Iodine is an integral and essential part of healthy DNA integrity (both developmentally and throughout life, immunity, metabolic balance, hormonal gland function and cardiovascular health. It has been suggested that many people are iodine deficient. The thyroid contains the most amount of iodine but it is also found in every single cell of the body as well as in the salivary glands, cerebrospinal fluid, brain and breasts.
Nascent Iodine is a form of iodine that can be ingested into the body and it exists in an atomic form instead of a molecular form. This “charged” state is held by the atom until diluted in water and consumed, whereby it gradually loses energy over a 2-3 hour time span. During this time, Nascent Iodine is recognized by the body as the same iodine that is produced by the thyroid and is absorbed effortlessly by the body.
Our in-house pharmacist, Shabir Daya has written an article about Nascent Iodine:
Directions: Take 2-3 drops two or three times daily. Take on an empty stomach half hour before meals or one hour after food. Do not take late in the evening as Nascent Iodine can raise energy levels.