Ferrum Iodatum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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Dr. S.R. Phatak describes the clinically confirmed symptoms of the homeopathic remedy Ferrum Iodatum in his Concise Materia Medica, published in 1977.

Generalities

      This is a useful remedy for glandular enlargements; new growths and uterine displacements esp. retroversion. Debility following drain upon vital forces.

Eyes

      Exophthalmic goitre; after suppressed menses.

Ears

      Roaring.

Nose

      Thick.

Stomach

      Food seems to push up in the throat, as if it had not been swallowed.

Abdomen

      Stuffed feeling, as if she could not lean forward. Crawling in rectum. As if a cord were drawn connecting the navel and anus.

Urinary

      Crawling in urethra. Urine; sweet smelling, dark coloured; depositing thick white sediment.

Female

      Constant bearing down. Feeling as if something pressed upward in vagina on sitting. Retroversion of uterus. Leucorrhoea; like boiled starch when bowels move. Menses; absent with exophthalmic goitre. Prolapsus, difficult to retain the urine.

Better

      Open air.

Worse

      Motion. Night. Touch.

About the author

S.R. Phatak

S.R. Phatak

A pioneer of Homoeopathy in Maharashtra, Dr Shankar Raghunath Phatak was born on 6th September, 1896. He did his MBBS from Grant Medical College, in 1924. Started his practice but somehow not satisfied with Allopathic Treatment.

He was convinced about Homoeopathy while going through Sir William Osler's writings on 'History of Medicine' so switched over to an entirely Homoeopathic Practice in 1932. He also started working on Homoeopathic literature along with his Practice.

He has contributed immensely to homoeopathic literature. He was an ardent follower of Dr Boger. His Repertory is based on Boger's ''A Synoptic key to Materia Medica'.

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