Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni - mercury, quicksilver

The source of this remedy is black oxide of mercury. Mercury, liberally used in many medicinal preparations at one time, cannot be efficiently eliminated by the body and results in chronic or acute poisoning.

Constitutional Indications
The Mercurius type is usually light-haired, with slow speech and slow, rather drugged reactions.

Symptoms Alleviated

The symptoms listed below are alleviated by Mercurius. Click on a symptom to find other remedies which alleviate that particular symptom:

Sickly Body Odour
Sour Body Odour
Sweet Body Odour
Sweat Smells Offensive
Profuse Sweating
Earthy Complexion
Yellow Complexion
Heavily Infected Discharge from Eyes
Mucus or Pus in Discharges from Eyes
Greenish Phlegm & Sputum
Burning, Scalding Discharges from Urethra
Greenish Discharges from Urethra
Yellowish Discharges from Urethra
Symptoms Worse Before Bowel Movements
Frequent Bowel Movements
Greenish Faeces
Pale-coloured Faeces
Pasty-looking Faeces
Faeces Like Sheep's Droppings
Watery Faeces
Moving Around Aggravates Symptoms
Being Carried Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Right Side Aggravates Symptoms
Bad Breath
Mouth Feels Dry
More Saliva than Usual
Tongue Feels Dry
Tongue Red All Over
Tongue Red Around Edges
Tongue Looks Swollen
Tongue White & Coated
Tongue Looks Yellow
Bloody Nasal Discharge
Excoriating Nasal Discharge (Very Irritant)
Foul-smelling Nasal Discharge
Greenish Nasal Discharge
Heavily Infected Nasal Discharge
Watery Nasal Discharge
Burning Pain - External
Burning Pain - Internal
Cutting Pain - Internal
Gnawing Pain
Stitch-like Pain - External
Stitch-like Pain - Internal
Tearing Pain - Internal
Rapid Pulse
Rest Alleviates Symptoms
Being in Bed Aggravates Symptoms
Intercourse Alleviates Symptoms
Clammy Skin
Itchy Skin
Red Skin
Sensitive Skin
Symptoms Worse Before Sleeping
Symptoms Get Worse During Sleep
Sleeplessness Before Midnight
Swelling Generally
Thirst Aggravates Symptoms
Touching Aggravates Symptoms
Firm Pressure Aggravates Symptoms
Cloudy Urine
Dark Urine
Urinating Very Frequently
Feeble Stream of Urine
Excoriating Vaginal Discarge, Causing Skin to Blister
Greenish Vaginal Discarge
Hoarse Voice
Vomit Mainly Bile
Tendency to Catch Cold
Symptoms Come On After Catching Cold
Warmth Aggravates Symptoms
Warmth of Bed Aggravates Symptoms
Extreme Heat & Cold Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Air Alleviates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse in Evening
Symptoms Worse at Night
Being Out of Doors Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse in Autumn
Aversion to Wine
Desire for Cold Drinks
Sweet Foods Aggravate Symptoms
Aversion to Sweet Foods
Desire for Bread & Butter
Desire for Milk
Discontent & Dissatisfaction
Haste & Hurry
Restlessness, Nervousness
Talking Very Fast
Talking Unintelligibly

Complementary Remedies


Antidoting Remedies

Hepar sulph.

Incompatible / Inimical Remedies


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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Mercurius

  Bad Breath (Halitosis)
  Body Odour
  Breast Problems
  Candidiasis (Thrush, Candida)
  Cardiovascular Problems During Pregnancy
  Chicken Pox
  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  Colds in Children
  Corneal Ulcer
  Erysipelas (Cellulitis)
  Excessive Salivation During Pregnancy
  Fever in Children
  Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis)
  Glue Ear
  Greasy Hair
  Hepatitis in Children
  Mouth Ulcers
  Nappy Rash
  Neonatal Jaundice
  Oral Thrush
  Outer Ear Infection (Otitis Externa)
  Parkinson`s Disease (Parkinsonism)
  Penis Problems
  Perspiration Problems
  Post Delivery Problems
  Puerperal Fever
  Rheumatic Fever
  Salivary Disorders
  Skin Problems
  Thrush (Candidiasis, Candida)
  Tongue Disorders
  Tonsilitis in Children
  Tooth Abscess
  Tooth Decay (Caries)
  Trembling & Twitching
  Vaginal & Vulval Problems
  Varicose Ulcers (Venous Ulcers)
  Weight Problems & Eating Disorders

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