Zincum iodatum

Zincum iodatum signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. Clarke. Find out for which conditions and symptoms Zincum iodatum is used…

      Iodide of Zincum met. Zincic iodide. Zn12. Solution in syrup. Trituration.


Constipation. Cough. Phthisis.


*Zn. i. has been proved by American provers, and some well- defined symptoms were produced (*C. D. P.). Among them were: Splinter-like pain in throat. Coldness in stomach and bowels with tendency to perspire. A cough from tickling in the throat, and the more he coughed the worse the tickling became. A peculiar tingling in right side of face to vertex, with tension in skin of the part. Undulating pain at border of right free ribs, extending to third rib on same side.


*Compare: Splinter pain in throat, Hepar, Argentum nitricum The more he coughs the worse it tickles, Ignatia



Brain seems clouded, hard to remember what he reads.


Vertigo and belching of wind, attended with coldness in lumbar region.


At 8.30 a.m. constant tickling in nose, causing ineffectual desire to sneeze.


Peculiar tingling right side of face, extending to vertex, skin of same region feels tense.


Taste in mouth like carbonate of soda.


Splinter-like pain in throat at intervals.


Emptiness in pit of stomach accompanied all symptoms.- Coldness in stomach and bowels, with tendency to perspire.


Cold sweat in umbilical and lumbar regions.- Lancinating pains in right groin.

Stool & Anus

Constipation, ineffectual efforts for stool, stool when passed scanty and insufficient.

Respiratory Organs

Tickling in throat giving rise to a dry cough, the more he coughs the worse the tickling becomes.


Painful undulation from free border of right ribs up to 3rd right rib.- Tingling in region of left nipple.


Slight pain in left lumbar region.- Coldness (and cold sweat) in lumbar region.- Aching in lumbar vertebrae.


Trembling feeling in lower limbs, later in arms.- Tired, aching sensation in legs and arms.

Upper Limbs

Cold, clammy sweat of palms.

Lower Limbs

Cramp-like pain in left thigh.- Shifting, crampy pains in muscles of legs.- Creeping sensation in back of legs and soles of feet.


Skin very dry, scattered over face are scaling patches, giving the appearance of whitish spots.


Very sleepy, with slight headache.- Slept very uneasily.


Coldness: in stomach and bowels, umbilical and lumbar regions. Tendency to sweat.- Cold sweat on palms.

John Henry Clarke
John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica