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Selenium is an essential trace mineral and antioxidant that plays a critical role in thyroid function.

Liquid Selenium Supplement Details

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Selenium is an essential trace mineral and antioxidant that plays a critical role in thyroid function. Low levels of selenium have been associated with thyroid disorders. Both selenium and iodine are the two most important things your thyroid needs to function properly since when you are in a state of selenium deficiency, the thyroid cannot manage its iodine status. 

In addition to its role in bringing iodine into the thyroid, selenium also functions in the formation of antioxidant glutathione, which research indicates is a big part of where thyroid disorders come from when there may not be enough glutathione in the body.*

Why is it better to take selenium in a liquid drop form?

When taken in liquid form, the body is able to absorb it better, faster, and at higher amounts than a capsule or pill. Liquid selenium in addition is easier to take than a standard pill that can be difficult to swallow and is better for individuals who have difficulty absorbing nutrients.

Selenium is #8 in the BodyBio Liquid Mineral Set. 

Learn more about the science behind our liquid minerals in this blog post.

Want to test your own mineral levels? Learn more here. 

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Ingredients

Purified water, sodium selenate, potassium iodide as a preservative.

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Suggested use

As a mineral supplement, add 3 drops in water or juice daily, or more as directed by a licensed healthcare practitioner.


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Frequently Asked Questions

In adults, the thyroid is the organ that has the highest concentration of selenium in the body, and this mineral plays a key role in your thyroid gland’s ability to produce thyroid hormone. Having an optimal amount of selenium in your diet is vital not just for preventing thyroid disease, but for your overall health.


Iodine—the building block and key ingredient of thyroid hormone—actually requires selenium in order to be synthesized properly into thyroid hormone.* Speak to your healthcare practitioner about dosage. 

Selenium is an essential trace mineral and antioxidant that plays a critical role in thyroid function. Low levels of selenium have been associated with thyroid disorders. Both selenium and iodine are the two most important things your thyroid needs to function properly since when you are in a state of selenium deficiency, the thyroid cannot manage its iodine status. 

Minerals taken in liquid form are more readily absorbed in the body. Using the Liquid Mineral Taste Test Instructions gives you the ability to taste them and then take only the ones you need.

We recommend adding liquid selenium to water or juice.

Add 3 drops in water or juice daily, or more as directed by a licensed healthcare practitioner.

Yes, however if the child is taking other supplements or medications, we recommend speaking with your healthcare practitioner. Since the dosage is measured in drops, it is easily adjustable.

A pinch of Vitamin C can be added to our liquid minerals as it helps to make the minerals more bioavailable in the body.

Our liquid minerals are ionic. Ionic minerals dissolve in aqueous solution (water), while colloidal minerals are suspended in aqueous solution.

None have ever been reported to us.

It can be taken on an empty stomach but we recommend taking it with food.

Taken at normal doses, selenium does not usually have side effects. Liquid selenium is safe for most people when taken by mouth in doses less than 400 mcg daily. If you have existing health conditions or are currently taking any other medications, you should consult with a licensed healthcare provider.

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