Ferrum metallicum


FERRUM METALLICUM 

 (IRON)-FERRUM MET


 Introduction:

This medicine is used for curing various diseases, but it is especially helpful for the patient who has problem of weakness in the body due to anemia or jaundice. This medicine is beneficial in the symptoms as blood poisoning, irritation, hypersensitivity, disease aggravation due to hard work, feeling weakness to walk and speak, feel weakness in spite of fit physically, yellowness with redness on the face and skin, high blood circulation towards the face, lungs and chest, dividing blood into several parts, pseudo plethora and skin looseness.

Use of this medicine according to symptoms of the body parts:

Mental symptoms:

This medicine is beneficial in symptoms like- mental disturbance, undesired to work, irritation, not interested in the crowd and clamor, irritation due to interference, hypersensitive temper.

Symptoms of head:

  • If the patient has symptoms as pain in the head with burning sensation, feel pain like hammering, headache due to sting and bite, feel tintinnabulation in the ears before menstrual flow, burning in the head with intensive pain and blood chocked, headache moves towards the teeth. This medicine should be used in these symptoms.
  • This medicine should be prescribed in symptoms like- pain in the back portion of the head, hear echo sound and headache.
  • This medicine should be used when the patient has symptoms as burning sensation and pain in the head, feels pain as hammering, blood circulation in the affected portion, feel heaviness in the nerve, redness on the face as anger, feel hunger and suddenly hush up hunger just after starting to eat.

Symptoms of the eyes:

If the patient is suffering from symptoms like- coming light red and clean water from the eyes, photophobia (eye trouble due to light), feels as if words are moving while reading book, this medicine should be used in these symptoms.

Symptoms of the face:

Face redness, feel pain on the face, face redness caused by doing work and irritation, the red portion of the face becomes white and bloating on the face due to discontinue blood circulation. In these symptoms, this medicine should be prescribed.  

Yellow and green shade on the face, pain, redness and shining on the face, facial redness and yellowness due to irritation and working, additional circulation of blood towards the head, nerve bloating, feeling warmness on the face, intensive pain in the head, feel pain due to heart beating. In these symptoms, this medicine should be taken. This medicine provides quick relief.

Symptoms of the nose:

This medicine should be used when the patient has symptoms as swelling in the mucous membrane of the nose after becoming loose and changing its colour as yellow due to deficiency of blood.      

Symptoms of the mouth:

This medicine should be prescribed when the patient has problems like Intensive pain in the teeth, getting relief by keeping cold water in the mouth, feel tasteless and feel greasy in the mouth like eggs.

Symptoms of the stomach:

Over eating (excess appetite) or lack of appetite allergy from sour and loose motions due to eating sour, vomiting after eating, retching and belching after having meals, retching and vomiting after meal, vomiting at midnight, vomiting caused by eating eggs, stomach bloating after meal and feeling pressure in the stomach, burning sensation of the stomach, pain in the layer of the stomach and stomach disturbances, vomiting and belching, vomiting at night whatever have been eaten in day, loose motions,  feel pain during excretion and dysentery comes with stool. In these symptoms, this medicine should be prescribed. This medicine cures the problems of stomach disturbance, vomiting, etc. 

Symptoms of Stool:

Indigestion whatever has been eaten at night, feeling toilet after evacuation of excrements, hard and dry stool, twisting pain in the rectum and waist, tearing and itching of the anus.

Symptoms of urine:

Urine comes out unknowingly and urination in large volume in day, feel tickling in the ureter and it aggravates towards urinary bladder. In theses symptoms, this medicine should be used.

Symptoms of female diseases:

Menstrual flow comes 1-2 days late from its certain time. a piece of flesh comes out from the uterus, weakness, soft skin, redness on the face in spite of lack of blood, menstrual disorder, yellow liquid comes out in spite of menstrual flow, feel pain by touching the vagina, bend down of the body due to abortion, vagina rending. In these symptoms, this medicine can be prescribed. This medicine cures vaginal diseases and menstrual disorders.

Menstrual flow comes out frequently or continuing such flow for many days; redness on the face and feeling tintinnabulation during menstrual excretion, weakness in the body due to frequency of yellow and thin menstrual flow. In these symptoms, this medicine should be prescribed.

Symptoms of the respiratory systems:-

Feeling suffocation, difficulty in breathing, asphyxiation, fast circulation of blood in the chest, throat hoarseness, simulative dry cough, heamoptysis, pain in the back portion of the head due to cough. In these symptoms, this medicine should be taken.

Symptoms related to sweat:-

This medicine should be prescribed when the patient has symptoms of excessive sweating and weakness due to it.

Symptoms related to the heart:

Use of this medicine is beneficial when the patient has such symptoms as fast heartbeat, asphyxiation due to fast heartbeat and body movement, tiredness and pain in the body due to lack of blood, softness, lowness and weakness in the nerve, yellowness in the lower portion of the veins due to blood circulating in the veins and then circulating in the heart from veins.

Symptoms related to the external parts of the body:

Use of this medicine is beneficial when the patient has such symptoms as rheumatism of the shoulder, dropsy, pain in the waist in which, he gets relief by walking, pain in the buttock joints, big bones of leg, heels, etc.

Symptoms related to skin problems:

Use of this medicine is beneficial when the patient has such symptoms as yellowness on the face, redness on the face without any irritation, pressed on the skin by pressing.

Symptoms of fever:

Use of this medicine is beneficial when the patient has such symptoms as feeling cold in the external parts of the body, hotness on the face, body shivering in the morning due to cold, hotness in the palm and soles, weakness and profuse sweating.

Symptoms of hotness:

Use of this medicine is beneficial if the patient has symptoms as excessive thirst, facial dryness, hotness in the palm and soles, high temperature in the body, disease ameliorates by walking, eating and talking. This medicine should be prescribed in theses symptoms.

Symptoms of coldness:

This medicine can be prescribed when the patient has symptoms as facial redness, hands and legs numbness, low temperature of the leg like ice and excessive thirst.

Symptoms of blood poisoning and bleeding:

Use of this medicine is very beneficial if the patient has symptoms like bleeding from body part, light colored blood comes out frequently and bleeding as clot.

This medicine is also used to prevent bleeding from other organs like- lungs, uterus, nose and kidney and weakness due to bleeding.

Note:

This medicine should be prescribed in case of spleen enlargment; hands and legs have swollen with fever due to additional use of Quinine. Using this medicine removes all the side effects of Quinine.

Aggravation:

diseases aggravate by profuse sweating, bathing with cold water and sun heat. 

Alleviation (Amelioration): diseases alleviate by walking slowly and after getting up from sleep.

Anti-miasmatic medicine:

Medicines like- Arsernic and Hepar are used for removing side effects of this medicine.

Complimentary medicines:-

Medicines like- China, Allumi, Hamameli, etc. are complimentary of this medicine.

Dose:

2 to 6 potencies of Ferrum Metallicum can be used to cure diseases.

Comparison:

This medicine can be compared with Ferrum Aceticum, Ferrum Arsenicum, Ferrum Bromatum, Ferrum Synatum, Ferrum magneticum, Ferrum Muriaticum, Ferrum Sulphuricum, Ferrum Tatericum, Ferrum Protoclasletum, etc.

The medicines that are compared with this medicine are used in some special symptoms like: -

Ferrum Aceticum

Ferrum Aceticum is benifical instead of Ferrum Metallicum to cure acute diseases, spermatorrhoea (sperm emission while urinating) and pain in the right shoulder, epistaxis (nose bleeding), weakness, body yellowness, weakness of the children and tiredness, veins swelling of the legs, green phlegm, trouble by taking rest, frequent repletion of tuberculosis (T.B.) cough, vomiting after meals and heamoptysis.

Ferrum Arsenicum: -

Ferrum Arsenicum is used instead of Ferrum Metallicum in the symptoms as infection in the liver, fever with spleen disorder, indigestion, corn particles emission with urine, anemia, jaundice, dry skin, eczema, cholera and yellow boils on the skin. 3x potency of Ferrum Arsenicum is used.

Ferrum Brometum: -

Ferrum Brometum is more beneficial when the patient has symptoms as adhesive secretion from the vagina, leucorrhea secretion like acid that scratched the skin, feeling heaviness in the uterus, the uterus leaves its place, head numbness, etc.

Ferrum Synatum: -

Ferrum Synatum is used if the patient has symptoms as irritation and weakness with neural disorders and hypersensitivity especially in the morning, heart pain due to epileptic fit, retching, flatulence, and retention of stools.

Ferrum Magneticum:-

Ferrum Megneticum is used in condition of small moles on the skin of hand and legs.

Ferrum Murieticum: -

Ferrum Murieticum is used if the patient has symptoms as spermatorrhoea in the initial stage of young age or frequent urination, dysentery, diphtheria, blistery pimples, testicle swelling, and dark, red and clotted bleeding, pain during copulation, pain in the right shoulder, pain and twisting in the right elbow as well as round red spots, a shiny particle emission with urine and problems due to lack of blood.

3x potency of Ferrum Murieticum is used after taking meals in these symptoms.

The mother tincture of Ferrum Murieticum should be taken in kidney swelling as 1-5 drops thrice a day.

Ferrum Sulphuricum:-

Ferrum Sulphuricum is used in symptoms as diarrhea, pain during excretion, trouble in menstrual secretion, feeling burning sensation and pressure during menstrual flow, blood circulation towards head during menstrual flow, goiter, blisters on the skin, pain in the gallbladder, toothache, indigestive meals vomiting and belching.

Ferrum Panitricum:-

Ferrum Panitricum is used for curing the problem of bleeding with vomiting.

Ferrum Tatericum:- 

Ferrum Tatericum is used for curing symptoms as heart pain, burning sensation in the opening of the heart.

Ferrum Protoclasletum:-

Ferrum Protoclasletum is used for curing problem of lack of blood in the body (anemia), this medicine can be used as 1x in this disease. 

Dosage:

Higher potency of this drug should be used in the case of deficiency of hematin in blood due to weakness and lower potency should be used in the condition of bleeding.