What is iodine?
Chemical name= iodine
Chemical symbol= I
Atomic number= 53
Atomic weight= 126.90
Boiling point= 363.7°F (184.3°C)
Melting point= 236.3°F (113.5°C)
The name iodine comes from Greek ἰοειδής ioeidēs, meaning violet or purple, due to its purple colour in a hydrocarbon solvent.
Where is iodine found?
- Salt water fish
And many more….
Iodine is used to cure a skin concision called Cutaneous sporotrichosis, which is caused by a fungus.
It is also use to prevent soreness and swelling inside the mouth, caused by chemotherapy treatments for cancer.
Another usage of iodine is to help with painful breast tissues.
- Swelling of the lips and face (angioedema)
- Severe bleeding and bruising
- Allergic reactions including hives
- And possibly death
1part iodine+2parts oxygen
2parts iodine+5parts oxygen
1part iodine+1part oxygen