Arsenicum IodatumIodide Of Arsenic, Ars iod, Arsenic Iodatum
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Below are the strongest indications of Arsenicum Iodatum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Is to be preferred for persistently irritating, corrosive discharges. The discharge irritates the membrane FROM which it flows and OVER which it flows. The discharge may be fetid, watery, and the mucous membrane is always red, angry, swollen; itches and burns. Influenza, Hay-fever, old nasal catarrhs, and catarrh of middle ear. Swelling of tissues within the nose. Hypertrophied condition of eustachian tube and deafness. Senile heart, myocarditis and fatty degeneration. Pulse shotty. Chronic aortitis. Epithelioma of the lip. Cancer of breast after ulceration has set in.
It seems probable that in Arsenic Iod., we have a remedy most closely allied to manifestations of tuberculosis. In the early stages of tuberculosis, even though there is an afternoon rise in temperature, Ars. JOD. is very effective. It will be indicated by a profound prostration, rapid, irritable pulse, recurring fever and sweats, emaciation; tendency to diarrhoea. Chronic pneumonia, with abscess in lung. Hectic; debility; night sweats.
This remedy is also to be remembered in phthisis with hoarse, racking cough and profuse expectoration of a purulent nature, and attended with cardiac weakness, emaciation and general debility; in chronic, watery diarrhoea in phthisical subjects; in cases of emaciation with good appetite; in amenorrhoea, with anaemic palpitation and dyspnoea. In chronic pneumonia, when abscess is about to form. Great emaciation. Arteriosclerosis, myocardial degeneration and senile heart. Threatened pyaemia ( Pyrog.; Methyl. blue)
Compare: Tuberculinum; Antimon. Iod. In hay-fever, compare: Aralia; Naphthalin; Rosa; Sang. nit.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Vertigo, with tremulous feeling, especially in aged.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Otitis, with fetid, corrosive discharge
Thickening of tympanum.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Burning, acrid coryza.
Thin, watery, excoriating discharge from anterior and posterior nares; sneezing
Irritation and tingling of nose constant desire to sneeze ( Pollantin.) Chronic nasal catarrh; swollen nose; profuse thick, yellow discharge; ulcers; Membrane sore and excoriated. worse by sneezing.
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin
Discharge from nose; yellow; like honey
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; coppery
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Breath fetid, glandular involvement
Burning in pharynx
Chronic follicular pharyngitis.
Thick membrane from fauces to lips
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive
Stomach; burping, belching; empty
Intense thirst; water is immediately ejected.
Pain in epigastrium
Stomach; Pain and pyrosis
Vomiting an hour after food
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; cancer; womb
Female; vaginal discharge
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Bronchopneumonia after grippe
Cough dry, with little difficult expectoration
Pneumonia that fails to clear up
Slight hacking cough, with dry and stopped up nostrils
▲ ▼ COUGH (click for more)
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Constriction, tension; heart
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Movements and positions; trembling
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
Periodic, recurring; every fourth day
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Pulse rapid, feeble, weak, irregular
Chilly, cannot endure cold.
Recurrent fever and sweats
▲ ▼ PERSPIRATION (click for more)
During slight exertion (see walking)
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Marked exfoliation of skin in large scales, leaving a raw exuding surface beneath
Acne hard, shotty, indurated base with pustule at apex.
Dry, scaly, itching
Eczema of the beard; watery, oozing, itching; worse, washing
enlarged scrofulous glands
Abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus; syphilitic
Abnormal growths; ulcers
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; corrosive
Out-breaks on skin
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
Out-breaks on skin; dry
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales); syphilitic
Out-breaks on skin; syphilitic
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Emaciated (extremely thin)
Emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus)
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.