Ferrum Metallicum therapeutic range of actions as per Boericke Materia Medica
Best adapted to young weakly persons, anaemic and chlorotic, with pseudo-plethora, who flush easily; cold extremities; oversensitiveness; worse after any active effort. Weakness from mere speaking or walking though looking strong. Pallor of skin, mucous membranes, face, alternating with flushes. Orgasms of blood to face, chest, head, lungs, etc. Irregular distribution of blood. Pseudo-plethora. Muscles flabby and relaxed.
Dose-States of debility where the blood is poor in hematin require material doses; plethoric, haemorrhagic conditions call for small doses, from the second to the sixth potency.
Please note that the dosage of single homeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period.
Ferrum Metallicum is diluted in various potencies namely 6C, 30C, 200C, 1M, 10M