The fourth cell salt according to the US numbering is Ferrum Phosphoricum abbreviated Ferrum phos and is also called iron phosphate. This particular cell salt is important for hemoglobin and the immune system especially.
Below are some things to look for that can be signs of a Ferrum phos deficiency. These include general signs as well as emotional and facial things to look for.
This is a brief list as there are so many things that ferrum phos is helpful for. I have used ferrum phos especially for helping with iron levels and issues associated with low iron levels. It was extremely helpful postpartum when I lost a lot of blood and needed to get my blood supply back up.
Signs of deficiency:
- pulsing and throbbing headaches
- sore throat
- nose bleeds
Emotional signs of deficiency:
- Initially stimulation and overheating followed by dullness and listlessness
Facial signs of deficiency:
- bluish-black under eye circles
- paleness of nose, earlobes and lips
- looking tired
- pale gums
- red, hot ears
Generally helpful for:
- first stage of fever (99-101F)
- a weak immune system
- daytime inability to control urine
- increasing hemoglobin
- headache better with cold application
- acute bronchitis
- accelerating healing
- reducing bleeding
- insect bites
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Where to find Ferrum Phos
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