Iodium - Skin symptomsIodine, 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.
Hot, dry, yellow and withered
Anasarca of cardiac disease.
Blisters; covered with spots
with internal heat
Discoloration; brown, liver spots
purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)
yellow, jaundice, etc.
inability to perspire (see inactivity)
painless, slow developing
no feeling in ulcer
generating pus; with pain
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
indurated (hard from inflammation), nodules, etc.
Like insects crawling on skin
Heat without fever
unchanged by scratching
Loss of feeling
Out-breaks on skin
peeling in scales
small, solid, no pus
psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
rash (see granular)
receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever
scabies; suppressed; with mercury and sulphur
like nettle rash
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Scars; break open
of parts affected with symptoms
fluid in tissues
Skin becomes thick after scratching (see hard)≡ more ...