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 Muriaticum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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.≡ show all authors ...
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after eating
tossing about in bed
Talking, conversation; talkative≡ show all authors ...
Pain, headache; pulsating
back of head (occiput); on coughing
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; itching≡ show all authors ...
Lids; half open
eyes closed; half open
Discoloration; redness; lids; spots; edges of
Pain; pressing≡ show all authors ...
Lips; out-breaks on lips
out-breaks on lips; pimples
Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)
out-breaks on skin; pimples; chin
out-breaks on skin; pimples; forehead
out-breaks on skin; spots
Sunken; after stool
Swelling≡ show all authors ...
Saliva; mucus, slime; ropy (see also saliva)
mucus, slime; thick and sticky
Tongue; movement of tongue; protruded
flavourless; food tastes flavourless
tasteless, lacks taste; tastelessness of food≡ show all authors ...
Heart; palpitations; tumultuous, violent, intense
Lungs; fluid build up in chest cavity (pulmonary oedema)
Pain; during a cough
pulling; in the heart
stitching, sudden, sharp; coughing
tearing; region of collar bone; paralytic
Oppressed feeling; on breathing in
Difficult (dyspnea); after exertion; physical exertion
Like deep snoring≡ show all authors ...
Comes on suddenly
eating≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; on breathing in
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; rheumatic
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades≡ show all authors ...
Pain; extending to other parts; to breast
extending to other parts; upward
the whole length of the colon
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; lower part of abdomen
Complaints of spleen
Stomach; appetite; lacking, no appetite; morning
desires, cravings; meat
desires, cravings; sour, acids, etc.
burping, belching; after fats
burping, belching; ineffectual and incomplete
burping, belching; bitter
burping, belching; sour; after eating
indigestion; after eggs
retching; with cough
thirst; after walking
aversion to certain foods or drinks; acids
aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat
burping, belching; bitter; after fat food
burping, belching; bitter; after rich food
Flatulence; after eating
Stomach; vomiting; after eating
vomiting; after eating; egg≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Haemorrhage from anus
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool
Like coffee beans
Membranous≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Sugar in urine
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); haemorrhage
Male; contraction of scrotum
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; penis; tip
Female; insensibility, reduced feeling in vagina
pain; vagina; during sexual intercourse
pain; cutting; vagina, during sexual intercourse
pain; sore, tenderness; vagina; during sexual intercourse
Male; prostate gland; enlargement
Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)
sexual intercourse; enjoyment absent≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Contraction of muscles and tendons
Cramps; lower limbs
Heat; hand; sudden
shoulders; with rheumatic lameness
Movements and positions; convulsion; leg; calf
trembling; upper limbs
hand; comes on suddenly
pressing; foot; back of foot
as if sprained; elbow
as if sprained; wrist; bent
tearing; upper limbs
cannot raise arm
extending to other parts; elbow
Skin; ganglion; on the instep
ulcers; lower limbs
foot; fluid accumulation
leg≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleeplessness, insomnia; after waking
Night; after midnight; 3 a.m.
During slight exertion (see walking)
While walking (see exertion)
Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin
Eating and food; eggs
Emaciated (extremely thin)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)≡ more ...