Symptoms of the homeopathic medicine CALCAREA IODATA from A Text Book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics by A.C. Cowperthwaite. Find all the symptoms of CALCAREA IODATA …

      Synonyms – Calcium iodid. Calcarea iodid. Common name – Iodide of lime. Preparation – Triturations.


Combines the general action of the lime salts and that of iodine. It is particularly useful in scrofulous diseases, especially in enlarged glands, tonsils. Nasal catarrh. Chronic bronchitis, especially in scrofulous children. Chronic cough; hectic fever; green purulent expectoration. Tubercular meningitis. Adenoids. Polypi of nose and ear. Uterine fibroids. Highly recommended by A. G. Beebe for croup, and has been extensively used with apparent success.

Compare Calcarea carb., Calcarea phos., Calcarea fluor., Iodine, Mercurius iod., Silicea.

A.C. Cowperthwaite
A.C. (Allen Corson) Cowperthwaite 1848-1926.
ALLEN CORSON COWPERTHWAITE was born at Cape May, New Jersey, May 3, 1848, son of Joseph C. and Deborah (Godfrey) Cowperthwaite. He attended medical lectures at the University of Iowa in 1867-1868, and was graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1869. He practiced his profession first in Illinois, and then in Nebraska. In 1877 he became Dean and Professor of Materia Medica in the recently organized Homeopathic Department of the State University of Iowa, holding the position till 1892. In 1884 he accepted the chair of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Clinical Medicine in the Homeopathic Medical College of the University of Michigan. He removed to Chicago in 1892, and became Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics in the Chicago Homeopathic Medical College. From 1901 he also served as president of that College. He is the author of various works, notably "Insanity in its Medico-Legal Relations" (1876), "A Textbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics" (1880), of "Gynecology" (1888), and of "The Practice of Medicine " (1901).