Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Iridium may help, unprocessed Iridium may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Iridium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Intestinal putrefaction and septicaemia. Anaemia, increases red corpuscles. Epilepsy; lupus. Rheumatism and gout. Uterine tumors. Spinal paresis. Exhaustion after disease. Children who are puny, weak-limbed, and grow too fast. Nephritis of pregnancy.
Sixth and higher.
Compare: Iridium Chloride ( Produces salivation and stiffness of jaws followed by head and nervous symptoms. Congestion of nares and bronchi. Dragging pain in lower back. Headache worse right side, heavy feeling as of liquid lead.)
Difficult concentration of thought
Sensation as if mind were void
"Wooden" feeling in right side of head
Profuse, watery coryza, better indoors
Right side of scalp sensitive
Hoarse cough, worse talking; posterior nares feel raw, inflamed, profuse, thick, yellowish discharge
Chronic laryngeal catarrh.
▲ BACK AND NECK
Weakness in the kidney region
Spinal paresis, especially for the aged and after disease.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Pressing in groin and left thigh
Tension in both thighs, especially left
Dislocated feeling in left hip-joint and dull pain toward left gluteal region.