KALI HYDRIODICUM symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy KALI HYDRIODICUM…


KAL-HYD. Hydriodate of potash. See Noack and Trinks.


Iodium According to Wallace, Iodium is most analogous to Arsenicum


Of large doses: Compare Iodium According to Wallace, a good deal of exercise in the open air is the best means to remove the influence of Iodium upon the system. Of small doses: Valer., Am.- mur., Sulphur, Mere., Arsenicum, Rhus.


Pinching-griping over the whole body, particularly about the head and abdomen, most violent in the evening. Spasmodic contraction of the muscles. Subsultus-tendinum. Exhaustion. Paralysis. Hemiplegia. Apoplexy. Haemorrhage form the nose, lungs, and bowels. Increase of the bodily volume. Irresistible desire to go into the open air.


The majority of the symptoms appear during rest and go off during motion.


Profuse papulous eruption in the face, on the shoulders, and over the whole body, occasionally with dryness of the throat. Itching herpes in the face. Pustules eruption. Purpura haemorrhagica.


Frequent yawning without drowsiness. Sleeplessness. Restless confused sleep.


Creeping over the back, succeeded by coldness in the whole body. Chilliness with drowsiness. Disposition to feel chilly, and chilliness with shaking at night, with frequent waking. Dryness of the mouth and thirst, during the chilliness, in the evening. Flashing heat, with dullness of the head and malaise in the body. At times the body is drenched with sweat, at times it is dry and feels chilly. Violent fever. Catarrhal fever. Accelerated, frequent pulse.


Torturing feeling of anguish, preventing sleep.


Excitation, as if intoxicated by spirituous drinks. Great heat in the head, with burning and redness of the face. Beating pain in the forehead. Painful beating in the temporal region. Dullness and heaviness in the head. Violent headache with indigestion. Violent pain in the frontal region. Pain as if the upper part of the head would be dashed to pieces. Tensive, stinging, darting, lacerating pain in the head. Ulcerative pain of the scalp when scratching it. Falling off of the hair.


Burning in the eye, with secretion of purulent mucus. Burning in the eyes and redness of lids, with lachrymation. Convulsions of the muscles of the eyes, with dilatation of the pupils. Oedema of the eye-lids. Inflammation of the conjunctiva, with disagreeable itching of the eye-lids. faint expression of the eyes. Dimness of the eye. Amaurosis.


Painful gnawing in the interior and behind the ear. Violent boring or darting in the ears. sometimes extending into the head. Lacerating in the ears. Singing in the ears.


Redness and the swelling of the nose. Violent bleeding of the nose. Loss of smell. Catarrhal sensation in the nose. Frequent discharge of burning, corroding water from the nose. Profuse serous discharge from the nose. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose and eye-lids. Catarrhal inflammation of the schneiderian membrane in the frontal sinuses.


Great paleness of the face. Red face. Swelling of the face of the tongue. Fine, painful lacerating under the eye, or in front of the ears, extending to the temporal region, and affecting the whole side. Violent lacerating in the jaw and teeth.


Enlargement and suppuration of the submaxillary gland. Ulcerative pain and swelling of the gums. Sensation as if the teeth were elongated, with painfulness of the teeth, in the evening. Grumbling lacerating or shooting in the teeth.


Dry, chapped lips. Sensitiveness of the mouth and fauces. Heat in the mouth and dyspeptic symptoms. Ulceration of the tongue and mouth without ptyalism. Ptyalism, great swelling of the tongue, and excessive ulceration of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Bloody saliva, with sweetish taste in the mouth.


Dryness and bitterness in the pharynx, throat, and mouth. Pains and dryness in the throat and stomach. burning scraping, and roughness of the throat, like heartburn. Sore throat, as after taking cold. Dull stinging and ulcerative pain in the throat, only during deglutition. The goitre is sensitive to contact.


Disagreeable, horrid taste in the mouth. great bitterness in the mouth, and still more in the throat, going off after breakfast. Violent, continual, even excessive thirst. Increased appetite.


Frequent, empty, eructations. Hiccough in the evening. Nausea. Vomiting. Malaise in the stomach. Pain and sense of dryness in the stomach. Troublesome burning in the stomach and oesophagus. Heartburn, with indigestion and flatulence. Inflammation of the stomach. Phlegmasia of the stomach (and intestinal canal).


Increased secretion of bile. Sudden painful bloating up of the whole abdomen. Horrible burning in the pit of the stomach externally. griping and burning around the umbilicus. Violent tearing from both side of the abdomen towards the umbilicus. Aching and pressing pain in the hypogastrium, as if in the uterus.


Costiveness. Diarrhoea.


Painful urging to urinate. Urine which is red as blood Discharge of mucus from the urethra in both sexes.


Diminution of the sexual desire. Atrophy of the testicles. Reappearance of the menses, with profuse flow, colic and diarrhoea. During the catamenia: continual shuddering, icy cold creeping over the hands, with pressure and gripings in the hypogastrium; aching pain and as if bruised in groins and in the small of the back. Thin, watery, or acrid corrosive leucorrhoea, with biting in the pudendum. Discharge of mucus from the uterus and vagina. Atrophy of the mammae.


Catarrhal tone of vice. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the lungs. simple, sub-acute bronchitis; hoarseness, pain in the chest, cough, and slight oppression of breathing, pain in both eyes. congestive redness of the conjunctiva, sub-mucous infiltration and contraction of the pupil. Influenza, with sneezing, increased secretion from the eyes and nose, headache, and drowsiness. Constant irritation in the throat, inducing a dry cough. dry and hacking cough, afterwards accompanied by a copious greenish expectoration. Disagreeable dryness and irritation in the throat, nightly waking, with great oppression of breathing and loss of voice, and all the symptoms which generally characterize a violent spasmodic croup. Haemoptoe.


Fine, flashing, or extremely violent stitches deep in the chest, during walking. Pain in the chest as if cut to pieces. Pleuritis. Violent stitches in the middle of the sternum, extending to the shoulder.


Violent pain in the small of the back, constantly.


Pain on the shoulder as if lame, only during motion. Violent lacerating in the shoulder. Lacerating in elbows. Lacerating in the arm and hand.


Gnawing in the hip-bones. Severe lacerating pain in the thighs and legs. Nightly lacerating in both knees. ulcerative pain in the heels and toes.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.