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

What is calcium iodate?

Since calcium iodatum has a great effect on the glands of the human body, it is mainly used to treat enlarged glands. The homeopathic remedy has proven itself in tonsillitis and thyroid enlargement. It is also helpful in pneumonia and varicose veins associated with ulceration.

Leading symptoms

  • Swollen cervical glands
  • Enlarged tonsils, thyroids
  • susceptibility to infection
  • Copious and yellowish discharges
  • Chronic cough

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need calcium iodatum?

Calcium iodatum appears slack and is very susceptible to colds.

Calcium iodatum adults are very jumpy and suffer from anxiety attacks. They are easily discouraged and exhausted by mental exertion. You are sad and prefer to be alone.

Calcium iodatum children are limp and often catch colds. With chronic diseases, they lose weight, but still have a big belly.

What are typical areas of application for calcium iodate?

  • tonsillitis
  • thyroid enlargement
  • lung infection
  • varicose veins

Areas of application in detail


Enlargement of the tonsils or thyroid. Many small furrows or pits are visible in the enlarged tonsils.

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

Varicose veins

Varicose veins associated with the formation of painless ulcers.

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

Lung infection

Exhausting fever, green-purulent sputum and pain when coughing.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of calcium iodate

Calcium iodatum is prescribed in classical homeopathy as globules.

Calcium iodate dosage

Calcium iodatum is usually taken three times a day in the potency D6.

effect of calcium iodate

Calcium iodatum acts on the tonsils, thyroid gland, skin and respiratory tract.

Calcium iodate during pregnancy

Calcium iodatum is helpful for goiter formation during pregnancy. The drug is rarely used during pregnancy and should only be taken under medical supervision.

Calcium iodate for the baby

Calcium iodatum is given to babies and children with chronic tonsillitis and enlarged tonsils. Many crypts (furrows, pits) can be seen on the tonsils.

Calcium iodate for dogs, horses and cats

Calcium iodatum is helpful for hardening of the animal mammary gland due to the formation of a tumor.

Calcium iodate side effects

So far, no side effects have occurred when taking calcium iodatum. If a thyroid disease is suspected or if there is an existing thyroid disease, the drug should only be taken under medical supervision.

Similar means


Silicea shows similar symptoms in inflammation of the lymph glands and tonsils. However, Silicea is even more sensitive and extremely frosty.

Typical potencies: Calcium iodatum is mainly used in the 6X potency, more rarely in the 4X potency.

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