Calcium iodatum syn. Calcarea iodata
Key Uses:Adenoid complaintsEnlarged tonsilsFibroidsThyroid enlargement during pubertyCALC. FLUOR.
Origin : Chemically prepared.
Background : In large doses, this white, soluble powder may irritate the bowels, but it is also thought to prevent “rotting in the bowels” and to deodorize the stools.
Preparation : Calcium iodide is dissolved in alcohol, diluted, and succussed.
Remedy Profile : This remedy is most suitable for people who feel lightheaded, as if their head “isn’t there.” They may be indifferent to life and disinclined to work.
Key conditions linked with the Calc. iod. remedy are enlarged tonsils honeycombed with pits, glandular swellings, and fibroids. Adenoid complaints accompanied by frequent colds in children may respond to the remedy, as may thyroid enlargement during puberty. In certain cases, the glandular swellings, such as those in the breast, may become cancerous.
Symptoms Better : For open air.
Symptoms Worse : For warmth; for the heat of the bed; at night; in cold weather.