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Kali Iodatum - Eyes symptoms - T.F. Allen

Iodide Of Potassium, Kali Iod, Potass Iod, kal. Iod, Potass. Iod, Kal. Iod, Kali Iodide, Kalium Iodatum, KALI HYDROIODICUM, Kali-i.

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HPUS indication of Kali Iodatum: Nasal catarrh

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kali Iodatum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Fixed look,

Ferrety eyes (second morning),

Dark rings around the eyes,

Dark circles under the eyes,

Eyes swollen, red, and painful, with great lachrymation and photophobia,

Swelling of the cornea, as from an internal tumor, wich is pushing its way out,

Sunken eyes, surrounded by blue rings,

A condition of the eyes resembling catarrhal ophthalmia, Obscuration of the cornea, as if it was entirely covered by a cataract,

Peculiar state of the eyes; pupils dilated, and both eyes were in a state of incessant motion; these motions strongly resembled those of a child who has congenital cataract, that is, constant oscillation; he found himself quite unable to fix them on any object,

Purulent mucus in the canthi,

Discharge of purulent mucus from the eyes in the evening,


After an hour he awoke with violently increased pains in the eye, with profuse lachrymation and burning in the nose and throat,

Burning of the eyes and redness of the lids, with lachrymation of the right eye,

Burning in the eyes, in which purulent mucus is secreted, in the evening (fourth day),

Violent burning in both eyes in the afternoon (fourth day),

Pressure and burning in the eyes as if proceeding from the forehead,

Cutting pain in the right external canthus in the evening (second day),

Sensation as if something was sticking in the eyes,

Biting in the right eye, disappearing on scratching but recurring in the evening (after four days),


Painful drawing in the right upper orbital margin, frequently repeated (second day),

Some fine painful tearings beneath the left eye (second day),

Gnawing on the right lower orbital margin (twelfth day),


Bright red spots on the lower eyelid, as from the stings of insects,

Swelling of eyelids,

Great swelling of the upper lids, especially in the tarsal regions, which were bluish-red (after three hours),

Eyelids swollen, red, and ulcerated,

Painless twitching of the lower lids, frequently recurring and impairing vision,

Terrific burning in the lids, so that she cannot endure any light in the evening (first day),

Some fine stitches in the left lower lid (after twelve days),

Lachrymal Apparatus.

Lachrymation (fourth day),

The right eye is watery the whole day (after three days),


Affections of the conjunctiva, fauces, and nasal cavities and larynx, together with the integuments,

The conjunctiva may be affected alone, or else together with the mucous membrane of the nasal fossae or of the bronchia,

Injection of the conjunctivae (three hours after third dose),

Intense injection of the conjunctivae and lachrymation,

Conjunctiva sometimes influenced; both conjunctivae may become inflamed, characterized by great vascularity and chemosis; (it principally occurred during the first days after doses of 1 to 2 grammes),

I have been twice disposed to attribute to it the occurrence of a slight conjunctivitis,



Sensation as if the eyes would start from their sockets and fall out,


Pupils much dilated,


Very weak sight,

Cannot read without greatly fatiguing the eyes,

Vision dim and foggy; she sees objects only indistinctly (after four and fourteen days),

Slight disturbed (fourth day),

The eyes were painfully sensitive to light, and the field of vision was obscured by disagreeable undulations,

Found the patient with a shade on; she had caught cold in the eyes, and could not bear the light (second day); the Iodide was discontinued, and the eyes were well in twenty-four hours,

All the eye symptoms are aggravated by cold air,

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