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Ferrum Metallicum - Chest symptoms - Clarke

Iron, Ferrum, Ferr.

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HPUS indication of Ferrum Metallicum: Weakness

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ferrum Met in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



Fulness and tightness of the chest.

Asthma (after midnight) compelling one to sit up.

Asthma most violent when lying, or when sitting still without doing anything; amel. by walking and talking.

Fits of suffocation, in bed in the evening, with burning pain in the throat and the upper part of the body, and coldness in the extremities.

Constrictive oppression of the chest.

Constrictive spasms in the chest, agg. by walking or movement.

Stitches and soreness in the chest.

Tensive lancinations in the chest, extending to the shoulder-blades.

Congestion in the chest.


Palpitation agg. from least motion; amel. walking slowly; in onanists; after loss of fluids.

Venous murmurs.



Pulse full and hard.


Difficulty of respiration, with almost imperceptible rising of the chest, and great dilation of the nostrils during expiration.

Difficulty of respiration, esp. at night, or in the evening, as if commencing in the epigastrium, agg. during repose, and amel. by intellectual or physical occupation.

When sitting still, loud breathing as if asleep.

Hot breath.

Oppressed, short breathing.

Hoarseness and roughness in the throat.

Tickling in the trachea, which greatly excites coughing.

Cough, only on moving and walking.

Cough amel. on lying down.

Purulent expectoration from the cough.

Spasmodic cough, esp. in the morning, with expectoration of tenacious and transparent mucus, ceasing immediately after a meal; or dry, spasmodic cough, commencing after a meal, with vomiting of food.

Sensation of dryness in the chest.

Cough worse in the evening, till midnight.

Fetid, greenish expectoration, with streaks of blood, esp. at night, or in the morning.

Cough after a meal, with vomiting of food.

On coughing, pains in the occiput, or shootings, and pains as of a bruise in the chest.

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