Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Iodoformum may help, unprocessed Iodoformum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Iodoformum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Second trituration. Three grains on the back of the tongue will relieve attack of asthmatic breathing.
Head feels heavy, as if it could not be lifted from pillow
Sleep interrupted by sighing and cries
Sharp, neuralgic pain
Pupils, Dilated; contract unequally, react poorly
Failing sight due to retrobulbar neuritis, central scotoma - partial atrophy of optic disc.
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; red; objects seem red
Snuffling constantly, but no discharge
Sore pain in apex of right lung
Feeling of a weight on chest, as if smothering
Cough and wheezing on going to bed
Pain in left breast, like a hand grasping at the base of the heart
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level)
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Chronic diarrhoea with suspected tuberculosis
Abdomen distended; mesenteric glands enlarged
chronic diarrhoea; stools greenish, watery, undigested, with irritable temper.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Legs weak; cannot stand and walk with eyes closed
Weakness of knees when going upstairs.
Pain; upper limbs
upper limbs; in bed
thigh; in bed
walking in open air
Sleep and dreams
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden; afternoon; 1-30 p.m.