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Iodine, Iodum, Iodinum

Boiron and HomeodelWHP - Washington HomeopathicHylands and Standard Homeopathic
Available in 3C-200C, 3X-200X, 1M-10M, CM from $3.99
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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.

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

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 this remedy, 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 Rattlesnake bites.
BETTER, walking about, in open air.
WORSE, when quiet, in warm room, right side.
Yatren. Iodium. pathogenesis is similar to that of Carbol. Acid. Antidotes: Hepar; Sulph.; Gratiola.
Complementary: Lycopod.; Badiaga.
Compare: Brom.; Hepar; Mercur.; Phosph.; Abrot; Nat-mur.; Sanic.; Tuber.
The crude drug in saturated solution may be required. Third to thirtieth potency. Ioduretted solution of Potass. Iod ( 35 grains Potass. and 4 grains Iodium to 1 oz. of water, 10 drops three times a day) expels tapeworms dead.<

    MIND (click for more)

Anxiety When quiet
Fear of people, shuns every one
mind; delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; desire for open air;
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood;
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression;
mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety;
Must be busy
present anxiety and depression, no reference to the future
Sudden impulse to run and do violence
Suicidal tendency.

    HEAD (click for more)

head; pain, headache; from wrapping up head;
head; warm coverings on head;
Throbbing; Rush of blood, and feeling of a tight band
Vertigo; worse from stooping, worse in warm room Chronic, congestive headache of old people ( Phos.)

    EYE (click for more)

Acute dacryocystitis.
Constant motion of eyeballs
eye; lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open;
eye; lids; spasmodic opening of eyes;
eye; protrusion; protruding eye balls;
eye; staring;
Pain in eyes
Pupil dilated
Violent lachrymation

    NOSE (click for more)

Acute nasal engorgement associated with high blood pressure.
Dry coryza becomes fluent in open air, also a Fluent hot coryza with general heat of skin
Loss of smell
Nose stopped up
nose; discharge from nose; thin;
nose; discharge from nose; watery;
nose; discharge from nose; wearing away skin;
nose; running or blocked nose (coryza); annual (hay fever); asthmatic breathing;
nose; running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; warm room;
Pain at root of nose and frontal sinus
Sudden violent influenza
Tendency to ulceration

    FACE (click for more)

face; swelling; glands in general;

    MOUTH (click for more)

Foul ulcers and salivation
Gums loose and bleed easily
mouth; growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers;
mouth; salivation;
mouth; salivation; from mercury poisoning;
Offensive odor from mouth.
Profuse, fetid ptyalism
Tongue thickly coated

    THROAT (click for more)

Thyroid enlarged
Eustachian deafness
Goitre, with sensation of constriction
Larynx feels constricted
Swollen submaxillary glands
throat; choking, constricting; larynx;
throat; external throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation);
throat; external throat; goitre;
throat; external throat; goitre; exophthalmic;
throat; external throat; goitre; painful;
throat; feels hot; larynx;
throat; inflammation; follicular;
throat; irritation; in air passages;
throat; irritation; larynx;
throat; mucus; in the air passages;
throat; mucus; larynx;
throat; tickling in the air passages; in trachea (wind pipe);
throat; tickling in the air passages; larynx;
throat; tickling in the air passages; morning;
throat; tickling in the air passages; warm room;
throat; voice; hoarseness;
Uvula swollen.

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Liver and spleen sore and enlarged
Ravenous hunger and much thirst
abdomen; enlarged; spleen;
abdomen; hard; behind lower ribs;
abdomen; hard; liver;
abdomen; pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver;
abdomen; skin; pus, groin glands;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; insatiable;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; 3 hours after;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; soon after eating;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; with severe wasting (food not absorbed);
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; yet becoming extremely thin;
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; daytime;
abdomen; stomach; sensation of movement in stomach; trembling;
abdomen; stomach; sensation of movement in stomach; trembling; during heat;
Anxious and worried if he does not eat ( Cina; Sulph.) Loses flesh, yet hungry and eating well ( Abrot.)
Cutting pain in abdomen.
Empty eructations, as if every particle of food were turned into gas
Mesenteric glands enlarged
Pancreatic disease
Stomach; Throbbing at pit of stomach

    STOOL (click for more)

Constipation alternating with diarrhoea ( Ant
Diarrhoea, whitish, frothy, fatty
Hemorrhage at every stool

    URINE (click for more)

Frequent and copious, Dark yellow-green ( Bovista), thick, acrid with cuticle on surface.
urine; odour; like ammonia;
urine; odour; strong;

    GENITALS (click for more)

Female; Great weakness during menses ( Alum.; Carbo An.; Coccul.; Haematoxylon.) Menstruation irregular
Nodosities in skin of mammae
Ovaritis ( Apis.; Bell.; Lach.) Wedge-like pain from ovary to uterus
Wedge-like pain in the right ovarian region.
Acrid leucorrhoea, thick, slimy, corroding the linen
dwindling of mammary glands
genitals; female; vaginal discharge;
genitals; female; withered ovaries;
genitals; male; pain; pulling; penis;
genitals; male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation;
genitals; male; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); testes;
Loss of sexual power, with atrophied testes.
Male; Testicles swollen and indurated
Uterine hemorrhage

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Laryngitis, with painful roughness; worse during cough
Cold extends downwards from head to throat and bronchi
Croupy cough, with difficult respiration; wheezy
Pain in larynx
Child grasps throat when coughing
cough is worse indoors, in warm, wet weather, and when lying on back.
Croup in scrofulous children with dark hair and eyes ( Brom
Difficult expansion of chest, blood-streaked sputum; internal dry heat, external coldness
Dry, morning cough, from tickling in larynx
Great weakness about chest
Hepatization spreads rapidly with persistent high temperature; absence of pain in spite of great involvement, worse warmth; craves cool air
opposite.) Inspiration difficult
Palpitation from least exertion
Pleuritis effusion
RAW and tickling feeling provoking a dry cough
respiration; asthma attack; in hay fever;
respiration; rough; sawing;
Right-sided pneumonia with high temperature
Tickling all over chest
Violent heart action

    COUGH (click for more)

cough; croupy;
cough; dry cough;
cough; dry cough; morning;
cough; open air;
cough; sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages;
cough; tickling; in wind pipe;
cough; tickling; larynx;

    CHEST (click for more)

chest; arm pit; indurated (hard from inflammation), glands;
chest; breast; flabby breasts;
chest; breast; withered breast;
chest; constriction, tension; heart;
chest; constriction, tension; heart; grasping sensation;
chest; heart; palpitations;
chest; heart; palpitations; from exertion;
chest; heart; palpitations; tumultuous, violent, intense;
chest; heart; palpitations; walking; rapidly;
chest; lungs; tuberculosis;
chest; lungs; tuberculosis; containing pus and ulcerative;
chest; pain; burning; during coughing;
chest; pain; burning; with dry cough;
chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; coughing;
Feels as if squeezed by an Iron hand (Cactus) followed by great weakness and faintness
Heart; Heart feels squeezed
Myocarditis, painful compression around heart
Palpitation from least exertion

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Acrid sweat of feet
Cold hands and feet
extremities, limbs; coldness; lower limbs; foot;
extremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; hands;
extremities, limbs; inflammation; joints; night;
extremities, limbs; movements and positions; trembling;
extremities, limbs; pain; joints; night;
extremities, limbs; pain; joints; rheumatic;
extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; elbow;
extremities, limbs; perspiration; foot;
Gonorrhoeal rheumatism
Joints inflamed and painful
Pain in bones at night
Pulsation in large arterial trunks
Rheumatic pains, nightly pains in joints; constrictive sensations.
Rheumatism of nape and upper extremities
White swelling

    CHILL (click for more)

chill; after eating;
chill; in bed; rising from bed;
chill; periodic, recurring; every fourth day;
chill; periodic, recurring; every fourth day; double; with constant diarrhoea, on the days free from fever;

    FEVER (click for more)

fever; hectic fever;
fever; stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat;
Flushes of heat all over body
Marked fever, restlessness, red cheeks, apathetic
Profuse sweat.

    PERSPIRATION (click for more)

perspiration; during slight exertion (see walking);
perspiration; odour; sour;

    SKIN (click for more)

Anasarca of cardiac disease.
Glands enlarged
Hot, dry, yellow and withered
skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; copious;
skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; generating pus;
skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; syphilitic;
skin; discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.;

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

generalities; becoming heated;
generalities; desire for open air;
generalities; eating and food; after eating;
generalities; eating and food; before eating;
generalities; eating and food; from hunger;
generalities; eating and food; heavy food;
generalities; eating and food; symptoms while fasting;
generalities; emaciated (extremely thin);
generalities; emaciated (extremely thin); aged people;
generalities; emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus);
generalities; faintness, fainting;
generalities; fluid build up; external;
generalities; glands; withered glands;
generalities; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands;
generalities; inflammation; internally;
generalities; lying down; lying in bed;
generalities; lying down; lying on side; on painful side;
generalities; mucous secretions increased;
generalities; night;
generalities; open air;
generalities; physical exertion;
generalities; pressure;
generalities; pulse; abnormal;
generalities; pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid;
generalities; swelling; glands;
generalities; swelling; glands; hard;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; becoming warm in open air;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm air;
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room;
generalities; trembling; internally;
generalities; twitching;
generalities; twitching; of tendons;
generalities; warmth;
generalities; warmth; becoming warm in open air;
generalities; warmth; warm air;
generalities; warmth; warm room;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from ascending stairs;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from heat; eat of summer;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from hunger;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration;
generalities; wraps;
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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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