Iodium

Iodine, Iodum, Iodinum
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HPUS indication of Iodium: Debility
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Iodium may help, unprocessed Iodium may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Iodium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Iodium

General

Rapid metabolism: Loss of flesh with great appetite. Hungry with much thirst. Better after eating. Great debility, the slightest effort induces perspiration. Iodium. individual is exceedingly thin, dark complexioned, with enlarged lymphatic glands, has voracious appetite but gets thin. Tubercular type.

All glandular structures, respiratory organs, circulatory system are especially affected; they atrophy. Iodium arouses the defensive apparatus of the system by assembling the mononuclear leucocytes whose phagocytic action is marked, at a given point. Lead poisoning. Tremor. Iodine craves cold air.

Acute exacerbation of chronic inflammation. Arthritis deformans. Acts prominently on connective tissue. the plague. goitre. Abnormal vasoconstriction, capillary congestion followed by oedema, ecchymosis, hemorrhages, and nutritive disturbances are the pathological conditions at the basis of its symptomatology. Sluggish vital reaction, hence chronicity in many of its aspects. Acute catarrh of all mucous membranes, rapid emaciation, notwithstanding good appetite, and glandular atrophy call for Iodium, in numerous wasting diseases and in scrofulous patients. Acute affections of the respiratory organs. Pneumonia, rapid extension. Iodium is warm, and wants cool surroundings. Weakness and loss of breath going upstairs. Adenoid vegetations. Tincture internally and locally to swollen glands and Crotalus Horridus Rattlesnake bites.

Dose

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  MODALITIES ETC - Iodium

Worse

WORSE, when quiet, in warm room, right side.

Better

BETTER, walking about, in open air.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Iodium

Compare

Compare: Bromium Brom.; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Merc Viv Mercur.; Phosphorus Phosph.; Abrotanum Abrot; Nat Mur Nat-mur.; Sanicula Aqua Sanic.; Tuberculinum Tuber.

Complementary

Complementary: Lycopodium Lycopod.; Badiaga Badiaga.

Antidotes

Antidotes: Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Sulphur Sulph.; Gratiola Officinalis Gratiola.

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  MIND - Iodium

Mind

Anxiety When quiet

present anxiety and depression, no reference to the future

Sudden impulse to run and do violence

Forgetful

Must be busy

Fear of people, shuns every one

Melancholy

Suicidal tendency.

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; desire for open air

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Iodium

Vertigo

Vertigo; worse from stooping, worse in warm room Chronic, congestive headache of old people ( Phosphorus Phos.)

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  HEAD - Iodium

Throbbing; Rush of blood, and feeling of a tight band

Warm coverings on head

Headache

Pain, headache; from wrapping up head

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  EYES - Iodium

Eyes

Violent lachrymation

Pain in eyes

Pupil dilated

Constant motion of eyeballs

Acute dacryocystitis.

Lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open

spasmodic opening of eyes

Protrusion; protruding eye balls

Staring

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  FACE - Iodium

Face

Swelling; glands in general

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  NOSE - Iodium

Nose

Sudden violent influenza

Pain at root of nose and frontal sinus

Nose stopped up

Tendency to ulceration

Loss of smell

Acute nasal engorgement associated with high blood pressure.

Discharge from nose; wearing away skin

thin

watery

Discharge

Sneezing

Dry coryza becomes fluent in open air, also a Fluent hot coryza with general heat of skin

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; warm room

annual (hay fever); asthmatic breathing

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  MOUTH - Iodium

Mouth

Profuse, fetid ptyalism

Offensive odor from mouth.

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers

Gums and teeth

Gums loose and bleed easily

Saliva

Foul ulcers and salivation

Salivation

from mercury poisoning

Tongue

Tongue thickly coated

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  THROAT - Iodium

Throat

Larynx feels constricted

Eustachian deafness

Thyroid enlarged

Goitre, with sensation of constriction

Swollen submaxillary glands

Uvula swollen.

Choking, constricting; larynx

Feels hot; larynx

Inflammation; follicular

Irritation; in air passages

larynx

Mucus; in the air passages

larynx

Tickling in the air passages; morning

warm room

larynx

in trachea (wind pipe)

Voice; hoarseness

External throat; goitre

goitre; exophthalmic

goitre; painful

glands indurated (hard from inflammation)

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  CHEST - Iodium

Chest

Heart; Heart feels squeezed

Myocarditis, painful compression around heart

Feels as if squeezed by an Ferrum Met Iron hand (Cactus Grandiflorus Cactus) followed by great weakness and faintness

Palpitation from least exertion

Tachycardia.

Arm pit; indurated (hard from inflammation), glands

Breast; flabby breasts

withered breast

Constriction, tension; heart

heart; grasping sensation

Heart; palpitations

palpitations; from exertion

palpitations; tumultuous, violent, intense

palpitations; walking; rapidly

Lungs; tuberculosis

tuberculosis; containing pus and ulcerative

Pain; burning; during coughing

burning; with dry cough

stitching, sudden, sharp; coughing

Respiration

Hoarse

RAW and tickling feeling provoking a dry cough

Pain in larynx

Laryngitis, with painful roughness; worse during cough

Child grasps throat when coughing

Right-sided pneumonia with high temperature

Difficult expansion of chest, blood-streaked sputum; internal dry heat, external coldness

Violent heart action

Pneumonia

Hepatization spreads rapidly with persistent high temperature; absence of pain in spite of great involvement, worse warmth; craves cool air

Croup in scrofulous children with dark hair and eyes ( Bromium Brom)

opposite.) Inspiration difficult

Dry, morning cough, from tickling in larynx

Croupy cough, with difficult respiration; wheezy

Cold extends downwards from head to throat and bronchi

Great weakness about chest

Palpitation from least exertion

Pleuritis effusion

Tickling all over chest

Iodium

cough is worse indoors, in warm, wet weather, and when lying on back.

Asthma attack; in hay fever

Rough; sawing

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  COUGH - Iodium

Cough

Open air

Croupy

Dry cough

morning

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages

Tickling; larynx

in wind pipe

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  SKIN - Iodium

Skin

Hot, dry, yellow and withered

Glands enlarged

Nodosities

Anasarca of cardiac disease.

Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; copious

ulcers; generating pus

ulcers; syphilitic

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  ABDOMEN - Iodium

Abdomen

Stomach; Throbbing at pit of stomach

Ravenous hunger and much thirst

Anxious and worried if he does not eat ( Cina Cina; Sulphur Sulph.) Loses flesh, yet hungry and eating well ( Abrotanum Abrot.)

Liver and spleen sore and enlarged

Jaundice

Mesenteric glands enlarged

Pancreatic disease

Cutting pain in abdomen.

Enlarged; spleen

Hard; behind lower ribs

liver

Skin; pus, groin glands

Stomach; appetite; insatiable

appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; soon after eating

appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; 3 hours after

appetite; ravenous, excessive; yet becoming extremely thin

burping, belching; daytime

sensation of movement in stomach; trembling

during heat

Eating

Empty eructations, as if every particle of food were turned into gas

Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; with severe wasting (food not absorbed)

Vomiting

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Iodium

Stool

Hemorrhage at every stool

Diarrhoea, whitish, frothy, fatty

Constipation, with ineffectual urging; better by drinking cold milk

Constipation alternating with diarrhoea ( Antimonium Crudum Ac">Ant)

Cr.)

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  GENITALS ETC - Iodium

Urine

Frequent and copious, Dark yellow-green ( Bovista Bovista), thick, acrid with cuticle on surface.

Odour; like ammonia

strong

Male

Male; Testicles swollen and indurated

Loss of sexual power, with atrophied testes.

Male; pain; pulling; penis

tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); testes

testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation

Female

Female; vaginal discharge

Womb

Uterine hemorrhage

Ovaritis ( Apis Mel Apis.; Belladonna Bell.; Lachesis Lach.) Wedge-like pain from ovary to uterus

Genitals

Hydrocele

dwindling of mammary glands

Nodosities in skin of mammae

Acrid leucorrhoea, thick, slimy, corroding the linen

Wedge-like pain in the right ovarian region.

Female; withered ovaries

Menses

Great weakness during menses ( Alumina Alum.; Carbo Animalis Carbo An.; Cocculus Indicus Coccul.; Haematoxylon Haematoxylon.) Menstruation irregular

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Iodium

Extremities, limbs

Joints inflamed and painful

Pain in bones at night

White swelling

Gonorrhoeal rheumatism

Rheumatism of nape and upper extremities

Cold hands and feet

Acrid sweat of feet

Pulsation in large arterial trunks

Rheumatic pains, nightly pains in joints; constrictive sensations.

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

lower limbs; foot

Inflammation; joints; night

Movements and positions; trembling

Pain; joints; night

joints; rheumatic

tearing; elbow

Perspiration; foot

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Iodium

Fever and chill

Flushes of heat all over body

Marked fever, restlessness, red cheeks, apathetic

Profuse sweat.

In bed; rising from bed

After eating

Periodic, recurring; every fourth day

every fourth day; double; with constant diarrhoea, on the days free from fever

Hectic fever

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat

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  GENERALITIES - Iodium

Perspiration

During slight exertion (see walking)

Odour; sour

Generalities

Night

Desire for open air

Becoming heated

Physical exertion

Eating and food; before eating

symptoms while fasting

heavy food

from hunger

Emaciated (extremely thin)

children (marasmus)

aged people

Faintness, fainting

Fluid build up; external

Glands; withered glands

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands

internally

Lying down; lying in bed

lying on side; on painful side

Mucous secretions increased

Pressure

Pulse; abnormal

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

Swelling; glands

glands; hard

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat

becoming cold

warmth

warm room

warm air

becoming warm in open air

Trembling; internally

Twitching

of tendons

Warmth

warm room

warm air

becoming warm in open air

Wraps

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

from ascending stairs

from heat; eat of summer

from hunger

from perspiration