Ferrum Arsenicosum in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Ferrum arsenicosum?

Ferrum arsenicosum is used in homeopathy mainly for diseases of the liver and spleen. Patients suffer from general weakness, loss of appetite and enlargement of the liver or spleen.

Leading symptoms

  • Enlargement of liver and spleen with fever
  • Stool contains undigested matter
  • Dry skin
  • Dry rashes

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Ferrum arsenicosum?

Ferrum arsenicosum appears stubborn and stubborn. Patients are serious, conscientious and have difficulty concentrating. During the night they are anxious and plagued by nightmares.


Ferrum arsenicosum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • Walk


  • At night
  • Physical exertion
  • Move
  • When waking up

What are typical areas of application for Ferrum arsenicosum?

  • loss of appetite
  • liver problems

Areas of application in detail

Appetite decreased

Loss of appetite and paleness in people who are anemic with no apparent cause.

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

Liver problems

Enlargement of the liver or spleen with fever. Patients suffer from bloating and edema.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Ferrum arsenicosum

In homeopathy, Ferrum arsenicosum is mainly prescribed as globules.

Ferrum arsenicosum dosage

Ferrum arsenicosum D6 is usually prescribed one to three times a day. It is only taken when needed. As long as an improvement persists, the drug is not taken. In the potency D12, Ferrum arsenicosum can be given once or twice a day as needed.

Ferrum arsenicosum effect

Ferrum arsenicosum acts on the liver, spleen and stomach.

Ferrum arsenicosum during pregnancy

Ferrum arsenicosum is not used in the treatment of pregnancy symptoms. It can be taken under medical supervision during pregnancy in the event of anemia without a recognizable cause in connection with loss of appetite. Self-treatment with Ferrum arsenicosum during pregnancy is not recommended.

Ferrum arsenicosum for the baby

Ferrum arsenicosum is not usually used on newborns or children.

Ferrum arsenicosum for dogs, horses and cats

Ferrum arsenicosum can be given to animals with an enlarged liver or spleen if they also have a fever.

Side effects of Ferrum arsenicosum

No side effects have been observed when taking Ferrum arsenicosum. When you start taking it, you may experience a temporary aggravation in the first few days. In the event of an overdose, a drug proving can occur with a deterioration in the patient’s condition.

Typical potencies: Ferrum arsenicosum is mainly prescribed in the potencies 6X and 12X.

fabric type: mineral


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