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2 m Calcarea carbonica [Calc]

In simple goitre in those of strumous diathesis this remedy has been used
successfully Cured cases on record are numerous Dr Zopfy, of Germany, who
has had much experience, claims the remedy will cure most simple cases within a
very few weeks Various strengths are recommended from the 4th to the 30th
Calcarea iodide is also a very useful remedy Flouric acid is another remedy
useful in simple cases

2 m apis albus [ap-a]

This is the silico-fluoride of Calcium and was first recommends by Grauvogl and
later emphasized by Hale It is component part of the waters of valleys where
goitre is prevalent It corresponds to simple goitre of a soft doughy feel,rather
than the hard indurated encapsulated varieties The writer has seen the drug cure
several cases of this description in the 6X trituration It increases markedly the
appetite It suits well persons of anaemic tendency

3 m Iodine [Iod]

Is a classical remedy for goitre, simple and the exophthalmic variety; in this we
have the exophthalmus, the thyroid enlargement, the tachycardia, and the tremor,
all characteristic of Iodine In the simple, soft variety it is also useful; here it
should be used low, but in the indurated varieties better results will be had with
the higher potencies The external application of Iodine is harmful and of no
service whatever Neither goitre nor Graves' Disease are surgical diseases The
general lymphatic glandular involvement throughout the body is an additional
indication for Iodine A depressed mental condition is also frequently present
Fucus vesiculosus has cured numerous cases of goitre It is sea kelp and contains
iodine

4 m pongia tosta [pong]

A remedy long used in the treatment of enlarged thyroids It is well known that
pongia contains iodine In the valleys where goitre abounds the popular remedy
is a powder containing powdered egg shell (Calcarea carbonica), burnt sponge (
pongia tosta) and sugar everal cases are on record of the cure of goitre with
pongia It is also most suitable to the exophthalmic variety Cardiac tremor is
characteristic, in fact the heart symptoms of pongia are quite similar to those of
many cases of Graves' Disease ulphur has been found curative of Exophthalmic
goitre Mercurius proto- iodide, and Mercurius bin-iodide have also been
recommended

5 m ycopus Virginicus [yc]

Many observers speaks highly of this remedy in the exophthalmic variety of


goitre Its chief indications seem to be constriction of chest, weak pulse, which is
remittent, tremulous and rapid Cyanosis ometimes the heart's action is
tumultuous and forcible Ferrum phosphoricum is also well recommended in the
exopthalmic variety Belladonna has cured several cases Jousset esteems it highly
for well-marked cases of exophthalmus Amyl nitrite has been suggested It
might act well in the higher potencies

6 m Thyroidine [Thy]

Produces anaemia, emaciation, sweating and a persistent frontal headache and


muscular weakness It exercises a regulating influence over nutrition, growth and
development Basedow tachycardia and exophthalmic goitre with palpitation from
the least excitement, easy excitability of the heart and dry skin The higher
potencies are more efficient in the exophthalmic variety and much safer than the
taking of the crude thyroid which has a large element of danger It reinforces the
action of ycopus, and is complemented by Fucus vesiculosus

7 m Natrum muriaticum [Nat-m]

Exophthalmic goitre in subjects of a cachectic appearance; there is palpitation of


the heart and the heart beat seems to shake the entire body It is likely to be a very
useful remedy to finish and fix the cure begun by some other remedy