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info Ferrum Metallicum
 Vertigo, Dizziness
 Extremities, Limbs
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Ferrum Metallicum

Iron, Ferrum

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Below are the strongest indications of Ferrum Metallicum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

Best adapted to young weakly persons, anaemic and chlorotic, with pseudo-plethora, who flush easily; cold extremities; Over-sensitiveness; worse after any active effort. Weakness from mere speaking or walking though LOOKING strong. PALLOR of skin, mucous membranes, face, alternating with flushes. Orgasms of blood to face, chest, head, lungs, etc. Irregular distribution of blood. Pseudo-plethora. Muscles flabby and relaxed.
BETTER, walking slowly about. Better after rising. WORSE, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight worse.
Antidotes: Ars.; Hep.
Complementary: CHIN.; Alum.; HAMbetter
Compare: Rumex (similar in respiratory and digestive sphere and contains organic Ferrum Metallicum.)
Ferrum Aceticum (alkaline urine in acute diseases. Pain in right deltoid. Epistaxis; especially adapted to thin, pale, weak children who grow rapidly and are easily exhausted; Varices of the feet; copious expectoration of greenish pus; asthma; worse, sitting still and lying; phthisis, constant cough, vomiting of food after eating, hemoptysis).
Ferrum Metallicum Arsenicum (enlarged liver and spleen, with fever; undigested stool; albuminuria.) Simple and pernicious anaemia and chlorosis. Skin dry. Eczema, psoriasis, impetigo. Use 3x trituration.)
Ferrum Bromatum (sticky, excoriating leucorrhoea; uterus heavy and prolapsed, scalp feels numb).
Ferrum Cyanatum (neuroses with irritable weakness and hypersensitiveness, especially of a periodical character; Epilepsy; cardialgia, with nausea, flatulence, constipation, alternating with diarrhoea; chorea).
Ferrum Magneticum (small warts on hands).
Ferrum Muriaticum ( Arrested menstruation; tendency to seminal emissions or copious urination at puberty; very dark, watery stools; diphtheria; phlegmonous erysipelas; pyelitis; hemoptysis of dark, clotty blood; dyspareunia; pain in Right shoulder, right elbow, and marked tendency to cramps and round red spots on cheeks; bright crystals in urine. Anaemia, 3x after meals. Tincture 1-5 drops 3 times daily for chronic interstitial nephritis.)
Ferrum Sulphuricum ( Watery and painless stools; menorrhagia, pressing, throbbing between periods with rush of blood to head. Basedow’s disease. Erethism ( Pain in gall-bladder; toothache; acidity; eructation of food in mouthfuls); Ferrum Metallicum Pernitricum (cough, with florid complexion); Ferrum Tartaricum (cardialgia; heat at cardiac orifice of stomach).
Ferrum Metallicum Protoxalatum (Anaemia). Use 1x trit. Compare also: Graph.; Mangan.; Cupr.

    EXPECTORATION (click for more)

expectoration; bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage);
expectoration; bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); streaked with blood;
expectoration; mucous; bloody;

    MIND (click for more)

Excited from slightest opposition
Slight noises unbearable
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood;
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression;
mind; restlessness, nervousness;
mind; restlessness, nervousness; forcing out of bed;
mind; restlessness, nervousness; tossing about in bed;
Sanguine temperament.

    VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)

vertigo, dizziness; on rising;
vertigo, dizziness; on rising; from a seat; ;
vertigo, dizziness; on rising; from bed; ;
vertigo, dizziness; on rising; from stooping; ;
vertigo, dizziness; while walking; when walking down; ;
vertigo, dizziness; with nausea;
vertigo, dizziness; with obscuring of vision;

    HEAD (click for more)

Hammering, pulsating, congestive headache; pain extends to teeth, with cold extremities
head; brain; insufficient oxygen to brain;
head; congestion (see pulsation);
head; congestion (see pulsation); from suppressed period; ;
head; pain, headache; constant;
head; pain, headache; constant; two or three days;
head; pain, headache; from certain movements; on moving head; ;
head; pain, headache; hammering pain;
head; pain, headache; in forehead; hammering in forehead; ;
head; pain, headache; in forehead; pulsating;
head; pain, headache; must lie down; ;
head; pain, headache; pressure;
head; pain, headache; pulsating;
head; pain, headache; recurring headache; every fourteen days; lasting two or three days; ;
Must take down the hair.
Pain in Back of head, with roaring in neck
Ringing in ears before menses
Scalp painful
Stinging headache
Vertigo on seeing flowing water

    EYE (click for more)

eye; protrusion; protruding eye balls; ;
Watery, dull red; photophobia; letters run together.

    VISION (click for more)

vision; dim; during vertigo, dizziness; ;

    EAR (click for more)

ear; noises in ear; ringing; during period; ;

    NOSE (click for more)

Mucous membranes relaxed, boggy, anaemic, pale.
nose; nose bleed; alternating with spitting of blood;
nose; nose bleed; children; ;

    FACE (click for more)

face; heat; during chill; ;
face; lips; discoloration; pale;
face; skin; discoloration; earthy;
face; skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration);
face; skin; discoloration; pale;
face; skin; discoloration; pale; flushes easily; ;
face; skin; discoloration; red;
face; skin; discoloration; red; after exertion; ;
face; skin; discoloration; red; alternating with paleness;
face; skin; discoloration; red; during chill; ;
face; skin; discoloration; red; excitement;
face; skin; discoloration; red; when in pain; ;
face; skin; discoloration; red; within definite boundaries;
face; skin; discoloration; red; without fever;
face; skin; discoloration; sickly colour;
face; skin; discoloration; yellow;
face; swelling;
Fiery-red and Flushed from least pain, emotion, or exertion
red parts become white, bloodless and puffy.

    MOUTH (click for more)

Earthy, paste taste, like rotten eggs.
Pain in teeth; relieved by icy-cold water
mouth; discoloration; gums; pale;

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Distention and pressure in the stomach after eating
Spits up food by the mouthful ( Phos.) Eructations of food after eating, without nausea
Vomiting immediately after eating
abdomen; bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting; ;
abdomen; bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; while walking; ;
abdomen; pain; lower part of abdomen; on movement; ;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); alternating with loss of appetite;
abdomen; stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; all drinks;
abdomen; stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; all drinks; during headache; ;
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; after eating; ;
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; food (regurgitation);
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; food (regurgitation); after eating; ;
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; tasting like food;
abdomen; stomach; fullness; after eating very little;
abdomen; stomach; fullness; after eating; ;
abdomen; stomach; pulsation;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; after eating; egg; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; blood;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; food; before chill; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; food; night; midnight; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; night; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; night; after midnight; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; while eating, sudden vomit attack; ;
Attempts to eat bring on diarrhoea
Flatulent dyspepsia.
Heat and burning in stomach
intolerance of eggs
Loathing of sour things
Nausea and vomiting after eating
Soreness of abdominal walls
Stomach; Voracious appetite, or absolute loss of appetite
vomiting after midnight

    RECTUM (click for more)

rectum; diarrhoea; after certain foods or drinks; from drinking water; ;
rectum; diarrhoea; movement;
rectum; diarrhoea; painless;
rectum; diarrhoea; while eating; ;
rectum; diarrhoea; while teething; ;
rectum; flatulence; during stool; ;

    STOOL (click for more)

Ineffectual urging; stool hard, followed by backache or cramping pain in rectum; prolapsus recti; itching of anus, especially young children.
stool; food appears to be passed undigested (lientery);
stool; food appears to be passed undigested (lientery); night; ;
Undigested, at night, while eating or drinking, painless

    URINE (click for more)

Involuntary; worse daytime
Tickling in urethra extending to bladder.

    GENITALS (click for more)

Discharge of long pieces from uterus
Female; Menses remit a day or two, and then return
genitals; female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding);
genitals; female; period; amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period);
genitals; female; period; copious;
genitals; female; period; frequent; ;
genitals; female; period; pale;
genitals; female; period; protracted;
genitals; female; period; thin;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin;
Menses too early, too profuse, last too long; pale, watery
Prolapse of vagina.
Sensitive vagina
Tendency to abortion
Women who are weak, delicate, chlorotic, yet have a fiery-red face

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Chest Oppressed; breathing difficult
Cough dry, spasmodic
Hemoptysis ( Millefol.) With the cough pain in occiput.
respiration; difficult (dyspnea);
respiration; difficult (dyspnea); movement;
respiration; difficult (dyspnea); walking; walking about slowly;
Surging of blood to chest

    COUGH (click for more)

cough; intermittent; after eating; ;
cough; morning; after rising; ;
cough; movement;
cough; walking; ;

    CHEST (click for more)

Pulse full, but soft and yielding; also, small and weak
Anaemic murmur
chest; lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration);
chest; murmurs;
chest; oppressed feeling;
heart suddenly bleeds into the blood vessels, and as suddenly draws a reflux, leaving pallor of surface.
Heart; Palpitation; worse, movement
Sense of oppression

    BACK (click for more)

back; pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking; walking slowly;
back; pain; walking slowly;
back; pain; when beginning to move; ;

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Dropsy after loss of vital fluids
extremities, limbs; coldness; lower limbs; foot; ;
extremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; hands; ;
extremities, limbs; movements and positions; irresistible desire to bend arm;
extremities, limbs; movements and positions; lameness; upper limbs; right; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; movement;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; night; before midnight; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); movement;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); walking;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; walking;
extremities, limbs; pain; on beginning to move; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; shoulder; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; shoulder; movement;
extremities, limbs; pain; shoulder; putting the arm behind;
extremities, limbs; pain; shoulder; rheumatic;
extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; shoulder; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; shoulder; cannot raise arm;
extremities, limbs; pain; thigh; movement;
extremities, limbs; pain; upper arm; deltoid region (by top muscle of arm); ;
extremities, limbs; pain; upper arm; rheumatic;
extremities, limbs; pain; upper limbs; raising arm; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; upper limbs; rheumatic;
extremities, limbs; restlessness;
extremities, limbs; restlessness; lower limbs; leg; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; chicken pox (see swelling); leg; during pregnancy; ;
extremities, limbs; weakness;
Lumbago; better, slow walking
Pain in hip-joint, tibia, soles, and heel.
Rheumatism of the shoulder

    CHILL (click for more)

chill; afternoon; ;
chill; afternoon; violent chill with thirst and red face; ;
chill; at certain time of day or night; from 3 a.m.; ;
chill; chilliness (see also whole body; temperature);
chill; in bed; ;
chill; morning; 3 a.m., on waking; ;
chill; night; ;
chill; shaking, shivering, rigors;
chill; shaking, shivering, rigors; afternoon; ;
chill; violent chill; with red face and thirst;

    FEVER (click for more)

Chill at 4 a.m
fever; desire to uncover;
fever; intermittent, chronic;
fever; relapsing;
General coldness of extremities; head and face hot
Heat in palms and soles
Profuse, debilitating sweat.

    PERSPIRATION (click for more)

perspiration; clammy;
perspiration; cold;
perspiration; daytime; ;
perspiration; during anxiety; ;
perspiration; during slight exertion (see walking); ;
perspiration; in bed; ;
perspiration; late morning; ;
perspiration; long-lasting;
perspiration; morning; ;
perspiration; morning; during sleep; ;
perspiration; morning; in bed; ;
perspiration; night; after midnight; ;
perspiration; on movement; ;
perspiration; profuse;
perspiration; profuse; morning; ;
perspiration; profuse; morning; in bed; ;
perspiration; while lying; ;

    SKIN (click for more)

Pale; flushes rapidly; pits on pressure.
skin; abnormal growths; warts; waxy;
skin; discoloration; pale;
skin; discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.; spots;

    INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS (click for more)

injuries and accidents; poisoning; poisoning by quinine;

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

generalities; anaemia;
generalities; anaemia; after haemorrhage; ;
generalities; anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin;
generalities; blood vessels; congestion of blood;
generalities; blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow;
generalities; blood vessels; varicose veins; during pregnancy; ;
generalities; blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure;
generalities; change of position;
generalities; eating and food; cold drinks;
generalities; eating and food; fat;
generalities; emaciated (extremely thin);
generalities; haemorrhage;
generalities; lethargic, tired;
generalities; lying down; inclination to lie down;
generalities; lying down; lying down;
generalities; lying down; lying down;
generalities; lying down; lying in bed;
generalities; movement;
generalities; movement; at beginning of movement;
generalities; movement; continued movement;
generalities; movement; of affected part;
generalities; night; ;
generalities; obesity;
generalities; pain; pressing; externally; ;
generalities; pain; sudden, sharp; downward;
generalities; pulsation;
generalities; pulsation; internally; ;
generalities; swelling; puffy;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat;
generalities; walking;
generalities; walking; beginning of walk;
generalities; walking; walking slowly;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; ;
generalities; weariness (see weakness);
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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.

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