This section of the book is from "The Complete Herbalist" by Dr. O. Phelps Brown. Also available from Amazon: The Complete Herbalist: The People Their Own Physicians By The Use Of Nature's Remedies.
ARTICLES. -- Iodides of potassium, mercury, iron, or sodium.
SYMPTOMS. -- Burning pain in throat, lacerating pain in stomach, heartburn, vomiting, colicky pains, very likely salivation.
TREATMENT. -- Large quantities of starch and water, flour and water, grated potatoes, or anything that you know contains starch. If the iodides are taken in overdose, produce vomiting as soon as possible.