Ferrum metallicum

(See also Ferrum carbonicum(Information provided for educational purposes only; please see disclaimer at the bottom of the page. Consult a health care provider if symptoms persist for more than 5 days.)


  • Iron is will, war, blood, courage, etc. very beneficial for children and adults with excessive shyness, paleness, fears, etc.


(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Paleness
  • Cold sensitivity
  • Low blood pressure
  • Dental pain improved by cold water
  • Hot flashes
  • Muscle weakness
  • Intolerance to eggs

Emotional complaints:

  • Lack of stamina
  • Irritability, hypersensitivity to touch or noise
  • Never raises the hand in class to answer a question, never volunteers due to lack of courage