Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is a member of the glandular or endocrine system. The English medical term derives from the Greek words: thyreos meaning shield, and eidos meaning form. It’s located at the front of the neck. It is slightly heavier in women than in men and enlarges in pregnancy.

The thyroid gland secretes the hormone thyroxin directly into the bloodstream. Thyroxin is also known as thyroid hormone. Thyroxin is an iodine-containing compound. In fact, the thyroid gland itself is chiefly comprised of the mineral iodine and therefore is vital and necessary for optimal thyroid health and functioning.

The function of the thyroid gland includes: regulation of normal body growth in infancy and childhood, regulation of metabolism, regulation of body temperature, maintenance of skeletal maturation; and regulation of protein, fat and carbohydrates. These functions supra are dependent upon thyroxin or thyroid hormone.

Thyroid Problems

The thyroid gland in most Americans is sluggish if not outright inactive. Inactive or underactive thyroid gland plays a major role in obesity, because the thyroid gland helps regulate metabolism, which is dependent upon the burning of fat converted from sugar.

Pathologies of the thyroid gland include:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Goiter
  • thyroid cancer
  • thyroiditis

Lack of iodine plays a major role in the development of these diseases or pathologies.

Healing Thyroid Naturally

The thyroid gland responds to blue and violet colors.

Blue colored stones include: blue lace agate, angelite, chrysocola, celestite, azurite, and lapis lazuli. These stones can be placed directly on the thyroid gland for a few minutes to help correct any imbalance at this chakra.

It’s interesting that the thyroid gland responds to violet, since the chief mineral for the thyroid gland is iodine, which term is derived from the Greek word ioeides meaning violet. Iodine is a bluish-black solid that becomes a violet vapor when heated. Hence, the thyroid gland responds to blue and violet.

Goiter is simply the result of a severe iodine deficiency and can be reversed with adequate amounts of iodine in the daily diet.

Great and natural sources of iodine include:

  • White Oak bark
  • Black Walnut hulls
  • Watercress
  • Chickweed
  • Seaweeds, especially sea weeds, which include Nori, Dulse, Kelp, Irish Moss, Iceland Moss, Bladderwrack, Spirulina, Chlorella, Hiziki, Arame, Wakame, Red Marine algae, and Blue Green algae to name a few.

Seaweed is the greatest and best food for humans as it supplies us with every nutrient we need for optimal health-including iodine. Iodine is essential for anyone attempting to lose weight (fat), naturally.

Iodized salt is not an acceptable source of iodine. While iodized salt may have curbed the incidence of cretinism in the United States, it greatly played a role in the development of high blood pressure in this country.

Instead of using iodized salt under the banner of sodium chloride (white table salt), it’s much better (and safer) to use sea salt (available at health food stores).

Magnets can greatly help in thyroid problems by stimulating the thyroid gland. Simply put a magnet on the thyroid gland for a few hours and the thyroid will revive. This technique alone will reverse thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid gland).

If you are pregnant, it is vitally essential that you obtain adequate amounts of iodine.

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    Q: 10 years ago I had iodine radiation treatment, because I had an overactive thyroid, and was told that the iodine treatment would shrink my thyroid gland. After the treatment I developed hypothyroidism. I have been on Synthyroid medication every since. What herbal product do you recommend that I take for my under active thyroid? Because my thyroid is not producing what a normal gland produces.

    A:

    We recommend you first perform the Full Body Cleanse. After completing the cleanse, as a daily regimen take the Thyroid Aid and iodine Formula.  

    Please take the time to read our Thyroid Gland article. 

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    Q: Your article on the thyroid gland seemed to have been focused on an underactive thyroid. What about people with an overactive thyroid gland. I recently purchased your thyroid formula. Will it help with an overactive thyroid?

    A:

    The same remedies offered in the "Thyroid" article apply to an overactive thyroid. They apply to all thyroid conditions.

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    Q: I have Graves disease. I was treated with radioactive iodine, which caused me to have Hypothyroidism. I take Levothroid everyday which is suppose to put in my body what my thyroid gland would have done. I want to purchase the TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE, which has magnetic strips to place on the neck for normal functioning thyroid gland. Will this cleanse get my thyroid back to normal or will I have to continue taking the medication?

    A:

    YOU SHOULD READ OUR ARTICLE ON â€GRAVE'S DISEASE†LOCATED ON OUR SITE IN THE ARTICLES SECTION. THE TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE WILL GREATLY HELP YOU FOLLOWED BY TAKING THE THYROID FORMULA AND IODINE PHOSPHATE. THESE WILL KEEP YOU OFF THE HARMFUL THYROID DRUGS, WHICH ARE HARMING YOU DUE TO BEING TOXIC AND POISONOUS.

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    Q: I have to remove my entire thyroid gland in about two weeks I have done all kinds of reading what supplements do you recommend that won't take away the effects of my regular meds now that I will be taking them for life. I will also have to have a calcium supplement, multivitamin, and possibly iodine supplement?

    A:

    YOU ARE GOING TO LET DOCTORS REMOVE AN ORGAN GOD SPECIFICALLY GAVE YOU FOR A PARTICULAR FUNCTION ON YOUR BEHALF????? I HAVE NO PRODUCTS THAT WON'T INTERFERE WITH YOUR MEDICATION BECAUSE HERBS CLEANSE ALL POISONS AND YOUR MEDS ARE 100% MAN-MADE POISONS AND NOT RECOGNIZED BY GOD WHO MADE THE HERBS FOR THE HEALING OF THE NATIONS (REVELATIONS 22:2) AND FOR MEDICINE (EZEKIEL 47:12). YOU MIGHT WANT TO READ OUR ARTICLES â€THYROID GLAND†AND â€SURGERYâ€.

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    Q: I would like to know what is I can take for my sinuses I have very bad problems with them, and there are not many over the counter medications that I can take cause I no longer have a thyroid gland. I would like to know what I can take to help lose a little weight, as well as what is that I can take to help me get pregnant, and I would need to know what I can take that will not hurt me being that I no longer have that thyroid gland in my body and I need a product to help improve my immune system... I have other questions but I would rather ask you them myself.

    A:

    We suggest you take SINUS FORMULA, MUCUS FORMULA, IMMUNE EXTRACT,  and THYROID FORMULA. These will greatly help you.

    Also, consider performing the Full Body Cleanse.  You should do this kit before taking the 4 individual formulas. The Full Body Cleanse can aid your entire system and greatly improve their function.

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    Q: I just found your article on â€THYROID GLANDâ€. Very informative! So you answered my previous question in the article. However, I would like to know if I need to take both formulas and purchase seaweed as well? Thanks again?

    A:

    Yes, take both formulas. Seaweed is optional!

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    Q: I wanted to know if you had anything I could take to help me lose weight with my thyroid condition. I saw a product that mention thyroid but I was not sure if it would work for me since I no longer have thyroid gland.

    A:

    Both the THYROID FORMULA and IODINE PHOSPHATE formulas will work for you despite having no actual thyroid gland.

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    Q: A little more than a year ago I was diagnosed with Graves Disease (autoimmune hyperthyroidism). I had the radioactive iodine treatment to stop my thyroid from functioning (extreme hypothyroidism). Now I take Synthroid daily. Recently I was diagnosed with Genital Herpes (HVS 2). I am interested in doing the Full Body Cleanse followed immediately by the Anti-Viral Cleanse. I do not wish to be on the prescriptions for my thyroid condition or the Herpes outbreaks. What options do I have for thyroid hormone if my thyroid doesn't work and I stop taking the Synthroid? Also, is there a way to reverse what the radioactive iodine treatment has done to my thyroid?

    A:

    First perform the Full Body Cleanse followed by the Anti-Viral Cleanse. You would also benefit from The Female Cleanse and the 10 Day Candida Cleanse. Try our Thyroid Aid formula it contains Irish Moss and Kelp, which are naturally high in iodine. Iodine is beneficial for cleansing, toning, rejuvenating, nourishing, maintaining, and strengthening the Thyroid Gland. An impaired Thyroid gland can lead to a host of negative health problems.

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    Q: I have recently had my whole thyroid gland removed due to cancer. My doctor has put me on Synthroid (150mcg) due to hypothyroid. I've gained about 20-25 lbs and I'm considering in purchasing your weight loss package ($165). However, I would like to know if you would recommend this product for someone like me with this kind of condition? Also, I've had several individuals and doctors tell me that my weight will not come off until my medication is at the right level and my body gets adjusted to the medication. Therefore, any diet and/or medication for weight loss will be ineffective. Please advise.

    A:

    You have a choice to make if you are still planning on taking medication (drugs) while taking herbs. If you are going to take herbs and drugs at the same time you are defeating the purpose. Herbs nourish and cleanse while drugs pollute and toxify. You have a choice to make.

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    Q: My doctor has diagnosed me with hyper thyroid. I have read that magnets have proved effective for an over active thyroid gland. Do you have any magnets on a chain that I could purchase from you?

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    Unfortunately, we do not sell magnets at DHerbs.

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    Q: It list THYROID FORMULA as number 4 and I've had my thyroid taken out so do I just skip taking that one or replace it with something else?

    A:

    Despite removal of the thyroid gland you can still take the formula.

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    Q: I write on behalf of a 30 year old female recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer(two nodules on each side of thyroid affecting voicebox),graves disease & PCOS. Current treatment for the thyroid/graves was tapazole with little or no improvement so the only option now is a thyroidectomy. She is a vegetarian, but consumes dairy and is allergic to Iodine. Reading the side effects related to the thyroidectomy is disheartening so needless to say an alternative method of treatment is being sought. Can you provide some insight or a course of action that can be taken?

    A:

    The diseases (and insight/solutions) are covered in detail in the following articles:

    Cancer: Causes and Remedies
    Thyroid Gland
    Iodine
    Dangerous Dairy

    I would recommend the person performs the Full Body Detox, followed by the 10-Day Electric Greens cell Food cleanse for starters. Her diet needs to become 100% raw foods/vegan! Very important! There is help for her in the alternative world of healing!

    Product Links:
    Full Body Detox
    10-Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse

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    Q: I write on behalf of a 30 year old female, recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer (two nodules on each side of thyroid affecting voice-box), graves disease and PCOS. Current treatment for the thyroid/graves was tapazole with little or no improvement. Now the only option now is a thyroidectomy. She is a vegetarian, but consumes dairy, and is allergic to Iodine. Reading the side effects related to the thyroidectomy is disheartening, so needless to say an alternative method of treatment is being sought. Can you provide some insight or a course of action that can be taken?

    A:

    The diseases (and insight/solutions) are covered in detail in the following articles:

    Cancer: Causes and Remedies
    Thyroid Gland
    Iodine
    Dangerous Dairy

    I would recommend the person performs the Full Body Cleanse, followed by the 10-Day Electric Greens Combo Cleanse for starters. Her diet needs to become 100% raw foods/vegan! Very important! There is help for her in the alternative world of healing!

    Product Links:
    Full Body Cleanse
    10-Day Electric Greens Combo Cleanse

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    Q: Greetings, my question is about hypo Thyroid I've been on meds for this problem for some time, and now my hair is thinning I would like to know if your thyroid herbs are for someone who has a hypo thyroid like my self? or would it be for someone to prevent future thyroid problems and will help to restore the natural hormone imbalance? Will the herbs for nails and hair help improve my hair problem?

    A:

    The THYROID FORMULA and IODINE PHOSPHATE formula will help your situations you mention in your inquiry!

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    Q: I currently have Hashimoto's thyroiditis (autoimmune disease, diagnosed at 20 as a goiter) and am currently taking synthroid medication...I would like to discontinue this and go down an alternative healing route because I don't believe in drugs anymore....I'm interested in the thyroid supplements, especially those with iodine with seaweed. On Sunday I attended a Health Freedom Expo and saw a Chakra healer, who put his hands on my thyroid, asked me to inhale/exhale 3 times and said I was healed? Is that true? Also, muscular dystrophy runs in my family...I am scared to get tested and am afraid for my kids, and although I haven't been diagnosed with anything, I would like to know what supplements I should take to keep me healthy. I am also interested in your complete body detox cleanse--the herbalist told me that I could try the total woman cleanse.

    A:

    Dherbs Thyroid Formula, Electric Greens, and Iodine Formula will greatly help your thyroid condition!

    Start with the Full Body Cleanse, followed by Athletic Package. After finishing all cleanses, you should continue taking individual formulas. Formulas we would recommend for your issue are Brain Booster, MSM Sulfur, Vegan Protein, Athletic Boost, and Electric Greens Combo.

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    Q: I have a client that had her thyroid removed, the doctors have her on 3 grains of the natural...well natural for a pig. Thyroid. She couldn't sleep so they put her on ativan. Which is making her crazy (between you and I) She is still not sleeping and feeling agitated and this drug is causing her anxiety. I feel it has built up in her system and she has to dose down off of it. Do you have anything that would help her sleep? I have already suggested your thyroid blend. However, I didn't know if it could really help her as they removed her thyroid. So perhaps she does need the grains, as her body can no longer produce it on her own. I would really like to get her on natural as possible stuff so we can see what is physical and what we can work on energetically. Right now she feels like an energetic mess. Any suggestions?

    A:

    I RECOMMEND FOR HER (TO INDUCE SLEEP) OUR NERVES FORMULA (6 CAPSULES BEFORE BEDTIME) AND CALMING INSPIRANT. AND BY ALL MEANS SHE NEEDS A NATURAL THYROID FORMULA (I.E. THYRIOD FORMULA AND IODINE PHOSPHATE. IF SHE FEELS LIKE AN ENERGETIC MESS, SOME SERIOUS CHAKRA BALANCING/ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED.

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    Q: I suffer from low thyroid production and take a thyroid replacement (synthroid) I have been told that internal detox would flush this from my system, and not to do it. How would your product effect my medication?

    A:

    You would do well to read our "Thyroid" article on our site under "Articles" to get properly educated.

    Doctors don't heal! They push unnecessary drugs (all of which are harmful) and surgeries. What doctor has promised you healing or a cure for your thyroid condition? NONE and they never will! The human body can heal itself if you supply it with the necessary tools and building blocks and start thinking rightly. And this is what herbs can help you to do!

    The Full Body Cleanse will greatly help you improve the overall function of your body. Also, Thyroid Aid can contribute to optimal functionality of your thyroid gland.

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    Q: What herb can I use to help heal my thyroid. I've had hypothyroidism for over 10years and currently taking Armour Thyroid 90mg daily.

    A:

    Read the "THYROID GLAND" article. Good formulas to take include THYROID FORMULA, IODINE PHOSPHATE, and ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD.

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    Q: Hello, I want order that magnet for the thyroid and those two formulas for the thyroid. Can you please tell me where it is listed in your products to order? Is it the same as the one placed over the prostate? I lost my ATM card on the 26th but as soon as a new one comes in the mail, I'm ordering.

    A:

    We don't sell the magnets separately; however, if you call in your order, we can sell you the magnets (2 for $5). To find the Thyroid formulas, go to ON-LINE store.

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    Q: I have been alledgely diagnosed with a goiter on the right and left side of my thyroid gland. I no longer take the synthyroid I was prescribed. Where can I obtain the magnets you speak of in your article? You are truly making me more health conscious. Continue to help us stay informed. Peace & love – Panella

    A:

    The magnets only come with the TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE kit. I recommend performing this kit. After the kit I would recommend THYROID FORMULA and IODINE PHOSPHATE formulas for your goiter.