Some have named their Lugol’s in line with the amount of iodine only. On the other hand, when we refer to our product as “Lugol’s Iodine – a 5% Solution” we would like our customers to know exactly how much iodine they’re taking. In this instance, 2.5mg per metric drop. The History of Iodine and Lugol’s Jean Francois Coindet (1774-1834) was once the first to make use of Iodine for medicinal use. Lugol’s was once first made by French physician J G A Lugol in 1829. Dr. Lugol researched substances that could assist treat infections and found that Iodine might be used and showed promise in this field. How the original Lugol’s Iodine Solution was once made by Dr. Lugol His Lugols Iodine consisted of 5g of Iodine & 10g of Iodide in 85ml of distilled water.
A 5% Solution of iodine
Every metric drop incorporates 1mg of iodine and 1.5mg of iodide
A solution of iodine and potassium iodide mixed in distilled water
2.5mg of elemental iodine per 1/20 of 1 millilitre
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