Ferrum ArsenicicumFerrum Arsenicum, Arseniate of Iron, Triferric diarsenate
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.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Ferrum Arsenicicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Arseniate of Iron. Triferric diarsenate. Fe3 2As O4.
Hale was the first to use Fe. Arsenicum Album ars., giving the 2x with promptly curative result to an anaemic girl who had been given Iron and Arsenicum Album Arsenic separately, under old-school treatment, in vain. P. C. Majumdar (Indium Metallicum Ind. Hom. Rev., v. 104) has put it to excellent use in cases of enlarged liver and spleen with fever. When there is no fever Fe. Iodium iod. is better. These are his indications for Fe. Arsenicum Album ars. Enlarged spleen with high fever of a continued type.
during fever the face is flushed and sweaty, but during the intermission the face is pallid. Disinclination to work, even to leave his bed.
constipation, or, sometimes, colliquative diarrhoea, the stools consisting of undigested matter and mucus, no thirst during any stage of the fever.
heat intense and prolonged with slight burning of the whole body, emaciation, and debility. Majumdar reports these two cases ($51$) A robust, healthy man, 25, went into a very malarious district of Bengal and had his first attack of fever. He was given large doses of Quinine which suppressed the paroxysms for a time, but they continually recurred. After four years he returned home a changed man pale, jaundiced, emaciated.
abdomen filled with enlarged and indurated liver and spleen, slightly tender to pressure. These organs left no room for his food. He had obstinate constipation.
high fever generally appearing in afternoon, no chill or thirst, but copious sweat without much relief to fever. Fe. Arsenicum Album ars. 6, twice daily, made an improvement in three days. It was continued for a month and a half with occasional stoppages, and in six months he was completely restored to health. (2) A boy, 15, suffered from fever and enlarged spleen. The liver was not enlarged. Voracious appetite, but no digestion, undigested diarrhoeic stools. Continued fever, 102° to 104°, burning of body. Some thirst. Great emaciation. Fe. Arsenicum Album ars. 6 night and morning. He was cured perfectly in a year. Fe. Arsenicum Album ars. has been used with benefit in cases of albuminuria.
Anaemia. Bright's disease. Chlorosis. Liver, enlargement of. Spleen, enlargement of.≡ show all authors ...