Barium Iodate in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Barium Iodatum?

The application of barium iodatum in homeopathy is almost identical to that of barium chloratum. It is considered a glandular remedy, which has a particularly good effect on the thyroid gland, tonsils and mammary glands. Very often, the remedy is also used for heart disease, hypertension and arteriosclerosis. Basically, barium iodatum is rarely used in homeopathy.

Leading symptoms

  • Eat without gaining weight
  • developmental delays
  • susceptibility to infection
  • Enlarged tonsils and adenoids
  • Hearing impairment, mouth breathing, and nocturnal snoring due to tympanic effusion in children
  • hardened glands

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need barium iodatum?

Barium iodatum adults appear shy and reserved. They don’t like being the center of attention. Physically, the patients report a feeling of emptiness in the stomach area and enlarged tonsils.

Barium iodatum- Children feel safest with their family. They are shy and avoid conflict. Children with a need for barium iodatum are very delicate and are more prone to respiratory infections.


Barium iodatum is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities:


  • cold
  • cold fresh air


  • Wet cold weather
  • room heat

Areas of application in detail

Lose weight

Losing weight with hypothyroidism

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Blood pressure, increased

Rapid pulse, muscle tremors associated with arteriosclerosis.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


Hardened mammary glands.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Sore throat

Swollen, inflamed tonsils, possibly with pus spots and enlarged neck lymph nodes.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Heart trouble

Heart palpitations and cardiac arrhythmias, also in the case of general heart failure.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Headache migraine

Triggered by noise, heat or pressure on the head, e.g. tight hairstyles, tight headgear or similar.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


Adenoid vegetations in children. Snoring caused by polyps.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6 


No use without medical supervision. Only conditionally in case of hypersensitivity to iodine.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

What are typical areas of application for barium iodatum?

  • high blood pressure
  • hypothyroidism
  • tonsillitis
  • heart trouble
  • headache
  • polyps

Application information

Dosage form of barium iodatum

Globules are given in low potency from D4 to D12.

Barium iodate dosage

Barium iodide is given three times a day with five globules in the recommended potencies D4 to D12. Chronic diseases are also treated with potencies from D30 upwards.

Barium iodate during pregnancy

Barium iodide can be given as an alternative to barium chloratum in cases of severe vomiting during pregnancy.

Barium iodate side effects

Patients with known thyroid diseases should only take barium iodatum after consulting a doctor. In the case of hypersensitivity to iodine, the agent may only be administered from potency D4.

Similar means

barium carbonicum

Barium jodatum shows similarities to Barium carbonicum in the drug picture. Signs of Barium jodatum are less sensitivity to cold, greater weight loss and more appetite than Barium carbonicum.

Typical potencies: D4 to D12

fabric type: salt / mineral


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