The typical Ferrum Phos subject is not full blooded and robust, but nervous, sensitive, anæmic with the false plethora and easy flushing of Ferrum. Prostration marked. The superficial redness never assumes the dusky hue. Pulse soft and flowing; no anxious restlessness. Susceptibility to chest troubles. Bronchitis of young children. In acute exacerbation of tuberculosis, a fine palliative of wonderful power. Corresponds to Grauvogl's Oxygenoid Constitution, the inflammatory, febrile, emaciating, wasting consumptive.
The remedy for first stage of all febrile disturbances and inflammations before exudation sets in; especially for catarrhal affections of the respiratory tract. Ferrum Phos. 3x increases hemoglobin. In pale, anæmic subjects, with violent local congestions. Hæmorrhages, bright from any orifice.
It affects venous circulation causing local passive congestions and haemorrhages due to hyperaemia; so the discharges are blood streaked or meat-water like. It is suitable to nervous, sensitive, anaemic (blonds) persons. It is a very useful remedy in acute exacerbation of tuberculosis; rheumatism etc. Emaciation. Takes cold easily. Bruised soreness; chest; shoulders; muscles. Inflammation of the soft parts. Burning rawness. Ill effects of checked sweat; mechanical injuries. Initial stage of fever and inflammation. Great prostration, could hardly move about
4-6 tablets, 4 times a day, or as prescribed by the physician
Face: Bluish-blackish colour
Tongue: Clean & red
Very talkative, hilarious and excited Keeps quiet.
Headache, shooting, aching from vertex down over the sides of the head; with earache; better nosebleed, cold application.
Deafness; from colds, worse during menses. Tinnitus worse lying.
Epistaxis. Bright red blood; in children.
Controls soreness and bleeding after operations.
Tonsils red and swollen. Sore throat of singers. Pain worse empty swallowing.
First stage of all febrile disturbances & inflammations before exudation sets in.
Nervous, sensitive, anaemic persons with false plethora & easy flushing.
Haemorrhages: Bright red blood from orifice
Aversion to meat & milk. Desires sour things.
Stools; of bloody water; of yellow water. Dysentery with fever. Summer diarrhoea.
Urine spurts, with every cough. Urinates after every drink.
Menses; early; every three weeks; with heavy pain on vertex.
Haemoptysis; of pure blood; in pneumonia; after concussion or fall.
Rheumatism attacking one joint after another; worse slightest motion.
Sore bruised pain in shoulders extending to chest and wrist. Wrists ache with loss of power to grasp.
Chill, with desire to stretch; at 1 p.m. Heat with sweaty hands. Fevers; continued; infectious, pneumonia; intermittent; measles; haemorrhagic.
Dreams of quarelling; suddenly changes to happy conversation with another person.
Sleep: Restless and sleepless. Anxious dreams. Night sweats of anæmia
Vomiting at irregular times, sometimes awaking her out of sleep.
Summer diarrhoea, stools green, watery, or hashed, mixed with mucus, scanty, straining at stool; also retching, child rolls its head and moans, eyes half open. Stools pure blood; bloody mucus or slime; < midnight to morning. Green and hard stools expelled with much effort. Habitual constipation; piles; disposition to prolapse.
Worse: at night and 4 to 6 pm; touch, jar, motion, right side.
Better: cold applications.
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