Iodine Patch Test

4) Iodine

An essential trace mineral that is crucial for proper thyroid function and regulation of your metabolism. In addition to many for more functions, it helps your brain stay alert, muscles contract properly and saliva glands to produce saliva.

Iodine patch testing procedure:

  1. Apply liquid iodine to the inner forearm. Allow it to dry before touching anything, as it will stain.
  2. Monitor the patch over the next 24 hours for color changes.
  3. Email Heidi the time the patch disappears.

 

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