IODIUM homeopathic remedy keynotes and indications from the Decachords by Gladstone Clarke, of the medicine IODIUM…


      1. Scrofulous subjects; dark hair and eyes; dirty yellow skin; never fat; esp. children.

2. Patient excitable, restless, impulsive.

3. General sluggishness of patient and symptoms.

4. Great debility and emaciation in spite of voracious appetite; after shock or emotional strain, unaccountable sense of weakness and loss of breath on going upstairs.

5. Hypertrophy or atrophy of glandular tissues; usually painless; thyroid and mammae specially affected.

6. Catarrhal affections of the mucous membranes esp. of the upper air passages. Membranous croup, early stage with feverishness, dry, hot skin, dry cough and dyspnoea (follows Aconite). Also. T.B. infections.

7. Heart troubles with palpitation (<) least exertion, heart feels squeezed.

8. Chronic arthritic conditions after acute affections; intense pains at night; no swelling; after syphilis or mercury.

9. Salivation (Ipecac. Mercurius).

10. Patient (<) warmth; wet weather; always (>) out of doors; after or while eating.

A. Gladstone Clarke
Arthur Gladstone Clarke, a christian missionary working with the North China Mission, made good practical use of the homeopathy. He learnt as a student at MSM. He published a short introduction to the use of over 100 commonly used medicines—Decachords—first published in 1925 and still in print today.