Ferrum Metallicum - Modalities EtcIron, Ferrum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ferrum Metallicum may help, unprocessed Ferrum Met may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ferrum Met in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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After midnight and toward morning.
BETTER, walking slowly about. Better after rising. WORSE, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight worse.
Heat and cold
Slight bleeding (Caladium Seguinum Calad)
Carduus Marianus Card-m
Leaning head on something
Desires and aversions
Appetite good and bad alternately; with diarrhoea.
Loathing sour things.
Aversion to meat, which disagrees; bear; hot things.
Appetite for bread.
Appetite lessened or natural.
Thirstless, or unquenchable thirst.
Increase of appetite (first days),
Unusually great appetite (fifth day),
Very greatly increased appetite, with good digestion during the whole proving,
Sensation of great hunger (second day),
Sensation of great hunger, so that she was obliged to eat at an unusual time; she had, however, lost the sense of satisfaction, for in spite of eating several times a day, and not a very small quantity each time, she was unable to appease her hunger (first and second days),
Appetite much diminished, ; (thirteenth day),
Little appetite (third day),
Little appetite, especially for meat; she felt so full,
Little appetite with a clean tongue (eleventh day),
Complains of loss of appetite,
He has no appetite, for he always feels full; but drinks taste good, and are taken with relish,
Anorexia, without bad taste or thirst,
He can eat only bread and butter; meat disagrees with him,
Thirst in the evening after chills and fever have vanished,
Thirst in the evening, followed by heat, with perspiration,
Thirst after chill (3 P.M.), before heat,
Excessive thirst after day sleep,
In the evening unquenchable thirst for an hour,
Complete absence of thirst,
Eructations, without relief of abdominal feelings,
Constant eructation, as soon as she has eaten anything,
Eructations, acrid and burning,
After sourish beer (in the evening), Heartburn,
Considerable heartburn, with painful sensation in left orbit,
Sickness of stomach, with diarrhoea at night,
As soon as she eats anything it is thrown up again,
Motion 3, 32, 33, 40. Walking 2, 21, 26, 27, 29, 32, 33, 36. Exertion 5, 23, 27, 29. Stooping 3. Lying 23, 27, 31, 36; on back 37. Sitting 3, 37. Must sit up 26, 27. Rising 2. Must bend arm 32. Rest 33.
Morning 6, 12, 16, 27, 40. Morn till noon 40. Evening 1, 13, 26, 33, 40. Night 5, 16, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, 37, 40. After midnight 3, 26, 37. Day 13, 20, 21, 40.