Iodium: A Natural Solution for Everyday Ailments?
Iodium, also known as iodine, is a popular homeopathic mineral choice for many homeopaths who are presented with people facing glandular problems. Since glands affect many other aspects of bodily functions, the use of iodium to get to the root of many health problems is extremely common.
Like many other homeopathic ingredient, iodium is recommended based not only on outward symptoms of a condition, but also the personal characteristics of the patient. In this case, iodium works best for people who are restless, are heavy sweaters, are forgetful, and those who continue to work even though they are mentally exhausted.
Iodium (iodine) is most often used for the relief of symptoms associated with conditions such as:
- Intestinal or digestive problems
- Flu-like symptoms
- Sore throat
Before you begin taking an iodium homeopathic remedy, or any other alternative therapy, you should first consult with your primary care provider. Though homeopathy is considered to be safe and boasts few side effects, it is still important to ensure you are healthy enough for alternative treatments to make sure you are getting the best care possible for your individual needs.