ADPL Aqueous solution can be used for multi purposes. It can be used as a disinfectant and as an antiseptic. Known as Lugol's Iodine solution, ADPL Aqueous solution also helps in reducing thyroid hormone and kills fungus, bacteria, and other microorganisms such as amoebas.
Iodine can also be used as a sterilizing agent, as it cleans wounds easily and kills other infection causing bacteria. Iodine is an important need of our body. Lack of iodine makes the thyroid glands to enlarge and leads to ailments like cretinism, hypothyroidism, and goiter.