Calcarea iodata (Calc-i)

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Iodide of Lime

Generals: It is in the treatment of scrofulous affections, especially enlarged glands, tonsils, etc, that this remedy has gained marked beneficial results. Thyroid enlargements about time of puberty. Flabby children subject to colds. Secretions inclined to be profuse and yellow. Adenoids. Uterine fibroids. Croup.

Head: Headache while riding against cold wind. Lightheaded. Catarrh; worse at root of nose; sneezing; very little sensation. Polypi of nose and ear.

Throat: Enlarged tonsils are filled with little crypts.

Respiratory: Chronic cough; Pain in chest, difficulty breathing after syphilis and mercurialization (Grauvogl). Hectic fever; green purulent expectoration. Croup. Pneumonia.

Skin: Indolent ulcers, accompanying varicose veins. Easy perspiration. Copper-colored and papulous eruptions, tinea, favus, crusta lactea, swelling of the glands, skin cracked, falling out of hair.


Compare: Agraphis nutansAgra-Bluebell (adenoids with enlarged tonsils). Here Sulphur iodatumSul-i follows both Agraphis nutansAgra and Calcarea iodataCalc-i. Aconitum lycoctonumAcon-l (swelling of glands, Hodgkin's disease).

Compare also: Calcarea fluoricaCalc-f, Silicea terraSil, Mercurius iodatus flavusMerc-i-f.

Dose: Second and third trituration.