Iodium - Modalities EtcIodine, Iodum, Iodinum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Iodium may help, unprocessed Iodium may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Iodium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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WORSE, when quiet, in warm room, right side.
BETTER, walking about, in open air.
Desires and aversions
Hunger, suffering from it, must eat every few hours; gets anxious and worried if he does not eat.
Eats freely, yet loses flesh all the time.
Alternate canine hunger and want of appetite.
Much thirst 40.
Much thirst, day and night (aft. 24 h.).
Very much thirst, day and night.
Unusual, increased thirst.
The appetite is diminished.
Lack of appetite.
Total lack of appetite and of sleep.
Continued increase of appetite.
Gnawing hunger (aft. 3 h.).
Appetite increased even to rabid hunger.
Ravenous hunger, she cannot be satiated.
Ravenous hunger, she would like to eat again directly after a meal; she also feels much better when she has eaten to full satiety.
If he does not eat something every three or four hours, he feels anxious; but he dare not eat too much.
Motion 1, 3. Sitting 2. After rising 2. Lying down 2, 32. Walking 3. Exertion 2, 29. Ascending 26.
Morning 12, 20, 27, 32, 40. Evening 7. Night 34, 40, 44. After midnight 27. Day and night 1. Day 16, 25.