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Viewed through Proving: Iodine – the Purple of Remedies

purple togaVIEWED THROUGH PROVING: IODINE – THE PURPLE OF REMEDIES

Lately I have been working on an Iodine case which has led me to delve deeper into a remedy I have not prescribed frequently in the past. In fact, my most recent prescription of Iodine prior to this case was for a wiry bike-rider in his fifties, with a very fast metabolism and a very short fuse (or in polite BritSpeak, a tendency to fisticuffs). The remedy was helpful but the case in no way prepared me for my current Iodine patient, who is very different. I plan to report more details of this case at a later time. My initial hesitation in prescribing a remedy that has so far proved to be clearly and dramatically curative in this case was the result of the bike-riding prejudice – let this be a warning to you! Do not hold “images” or “essences” in your mind when reviewing remedies – they will hinder the prescribing process. Continue reading