Calcarea iodata

Natural History.
     Iodide of Lime

General.
     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. Light-headed. 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.
     INDOLEM ULCERS, ACCOMPANYING VARICOSE VEINS. Easy perspiration. Copper-colored and papulous eruption, tinea, favus, crusta lactea, swelling of the glands, skin cracked, falling out of hair.

Relationship.
     Compare: Agraphis – Bluebell (adenoids with enlarged tonsils). Here Sulph. iod. follows both Agraphis and Calc. iod. Acon. lycoctonum (swelling of glands, Hodgkin’s disease).
     Compare also: Calc. fluor; Sil.; Merc. iod.

Dose.
     Second and third trituration.