FERRUM PICRICUM 3x, 6x, 12x, 6C, 12C, 30C, 200C, 1M, 10M USES AND SYMPTOMS


(Picrate of Iron)


Ferrum Picricum is known to enhance the effects of other medicines. It is particularly indicated for organ dysfunction under stress, such as losing one’s voice after public speaking. It is most effective in dark-haired, plethoric patients with sensitive livers. It treats warts, epithelial growths, and yellowish corns, as well as senile prostate hypertrophy, epistaxis, chronic deafness, and tinnitus due to gout. Symptoms also include dry meatus and pseudo-leukemia.

Ears: Deafness before menstruation, crackling sounds, low-pitched voice, vascular deafness, dental neuralgia radiating to ears and eyes, humming in ears like telegraph wires, and tinnitus.

Stomach: Indigestion, furred tongue, and headache after meals, especially in bilious, dark-haired individuals.

Urinary: Pain along the entire urethra (urethritis), frequent urination at night with a full feeling and pressure in the rectum, smarting at the bladder neck and penis (Barosma crenulatum), and urine retention.

Extremities: Pain on the right side of the neck radiating down the right arm, locomotor ataxia in the ocular stage, and warts on hands.

Dose: Second and third trituration.FERRUM PICRICUM



Deafness before menstruation
Crackling sounds
Low-pitched voice
Vascular deafness
Dental neuralgia radiating to ears and eyes
Humming in ears like telegraph wires

Furred tongue
Headache after meals, especially in bilious, dark-haired individuals

Pain along the entire urethra (urethritis)
Frequent urination at night with a full feeling and pressure in the rectum
Smarting at the bladder neck and penis (Barosma crenulatum)
Urine retention

Pain on the right side of the neck radiating down the right arm
Locomotor ataxia in the ocular stage
Warts on hands

selection of the potency

  1. Individualization:

    • Homeopathy is based on the principle of treating the individual, not just the disease. The unique symptoms and characteristics of the person are crucial in determining the most suitable potency.
  2. Intensity of Symptoms:

    • The intensity of the symptoms guides the choice of potency. If the symptoms are intense and acute, a lower potency (e.g., 6C, 30C) might be considered. For chronic conditions with less intensity, higher potencies (e.g., 200C, 1M) may be appropriate.
  3. Sensitivity of the Patient:

    • Some individuals are more sensitive to homeopathic remedies, while others may require higher potencies. The practitioner considers the patient’s sensitivity when selecting the potency.
  4. Acute vs. Chronic Conditions:

    • Lower potencies are often used for acute conditions, while higher potencies may be considered for chronic or long-standing issues.
  5. Previous Response to Potencies:

    • The patient’s response to previous homeopathic treatments helps guide the choice of potency. If a particular potency has been effective in the past, it may be repeated or adjusted as needed.
  6. Vital Force and Susceptibility:

    • Homeopathy views illness as a disturbance in the vital force. The practitioner assesses the patient’s overall vitality and susceptibility to determine the appropriate potency.
  7. Aggravation or Amelioration:

    • The direction of the symptom response (aggravation or amelioration) after taking a remedy can influence the choice of potency.
  8. Miasmatic Considerations:

    • In classical homeopathy, the concept of miasms (inherited disease tendencies) is considered. The practitioner take this into account when selecting the potency.
  9. Practitioner Experience:

    • The experience and preference of the homeopathic practitioner play a role. Some practitioners may have success with certain potencies based on their clinical experience.


  • Do not exceed the recommended dose by physician
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight
  • Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homoeopathic medicine
  • Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing

Medicine images use for reference only selection of homeopathic medicine depends on the individual’s specific symptoms and overall constitution. Moreover, homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine that treats the individual as a whole. In addition to addressing the physical symptoms, it takes into account the emotional and mental state of the person. Consequently, it’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopathic practitioner for personalized treatment.
The information provided on this website is intended solely for educational purposes.  Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider.

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