Iodine is present in our salt or not? How can we test it?

It is very important to have iodine in salt. In our daily diet iodine is essential for the synthesis of a hormone called Thyroxin. Thyroxin is a very important hormone. This hormone plays a very important role in human metabolism. Apart from this, for the development of body and brain iodine is very important.

How to test presense of iodine in salt?

We are going to tell a simple home test for this.

Buy iodized salt from the market. Put the starch from washing solution in the salt. If the color turns blue, then there is iodine present in salt otherwise not. Test is complete !

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