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Mercurius Corrosivus
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Mercurius Corrosivus

Corrosive Sublimate, Merc. Cor, Mercurius Corrosivus Corrosivus, Mercurius Sublimatus Corrosivus


Boiron and HomeodelWHP - Washington HomeopathicHylands and Standard Homeopathic
Available in 4X-30X, 200X, 3C-30C, 200C, 1M-50M, CM from $6.50
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HPUS indication: Sore throat

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications of Mercurius Corrosivus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
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H.C. Allen - no Mercurius Corrosivus
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoerickeBogerClarke  
Hahnemann - no Mercurius Corrosivus
HeringKent Lectures  
Kent New remedies - no Mercurius Corrosivus
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Mercurius Corrosivus
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  GENERAL

General

This salt leads all other remedies in tenesmus of the rectum, which is incessant, and is not relieved by the stool. The tenesmus often involves the bladder as well. Bright’s disease. Gonorrhoea; second stage, with continuous tenesmus. Destroys the secreting portions of the kidneys. This process is slow, but sure. Albuminuria in early pregnancy ( Phosph. later and at full term).

Dose

Sixth potency. In solution 1: 1000, hypodermically injected under conjunctiva in choroiditis with progressive myopia. Stops immediately the severe aching pain behind eyeballs (Dr. G. D. Halle.)

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  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, evening, night, acids.

Better

BETTER, while at rest.

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  RELATIONSHIPS

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Compare: Ars.; Lach.; Leonurus - mother-wort (Influences pelvic organs, allays spasm and nervous irritability, promotes secretion and reduces febrile excitement. Valuable in suppressed menses and LOCHIA; dysentery; vomiting, frightful pains in abdomen, violent thirst. Tongue dry and cracked). Monsonia - An African plant belonging to the Geraniaceae - (Used for dysentery in material doses).
Antidote: Calcium sulphide is antidotal to Bichloride poisoning. Use intravenous injection of 7 1/2 grains in 7 1/2 oz. boiled water.

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  HEAD

Head

Delirium, stupor

Frontal pain, congestion of head, with burning in cheeks

Drawing pain in periosteum of skull.

Coldness

Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead

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  EYE

Eye

Pain behind eyeballs, as if forced out

Phlyctenulae; deep ulcers on cornea

Excessive photophobia and Acrid lachrymation

iritis, ordinary or syphilitic ( Give in association with atropine locally for prevention of adhesions.) Pain severe at night; burning, shooting, tearing

Little tendency to pus formation

Iris Muddy in color, thick, and neither contracts nor dilates

Retinitis albuminuric, ophthalmia neonatorum

Lids odematous, red, excoriated

Severe burning

soreness of the eyes.

Inflammation; syphilitic

wounds; iris

night

syphilitic

Pain; night

Tears; acrid smell (strong and sharp)

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  EAR

Ear

Violent pulsations

Fetid pus.

Inflammation

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  NOSE

Nose

Excessive coryza

Ozaena, with perforation of septum nasi ( Kali)

bich.) Rawness and smarting in nostrils

Post-nasal swelling, mucous membrane dry, red, and covered with bloody mucus.

Catarrh

Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet

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  FACE

Face

Swollen

Red, puffy

Lips black, swollen

Sordes

Facial neuralgia within the bones.

Lips; turned out lips; swollen

Perspiration; cold

Skin; out-breaks on skin; syphilitic

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  MOUTH

Mouth

Teeth loose

Gums purple, swollen, and spongy

Tongue swollen and inflamed

Salivation

Pyorrhoea

Ptyalism

Taste salty and bitter.

Bleeding; gums

gums; easily

Discoloration; gums; pale

gums; purple

tongue; yellow; dirty

Gangrenous; gums

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive

Pain; sore

Saliva; thick and sticky

Salivation

Swelling; gums

palate (roof of mouth); soft palate (back of roof of mouth)

Taste; salty

Thrush (whitish flakes)

Gums; spongy

Teeth; looseness

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  SKIN

Skin

Abnormal growths; wart-like growth

cauliflower-like fungus; syphilitic

ulcers; syphilitic

warts

Out-breaks on skin; syphilitic

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  THROAT

Throat

Red, swollen, painful, intensely inflamed

uvula swollen

swallowing painful

Most pain is Post-nasal with sharp pains to ears

burning pain, with great swelling; worse, slight external pressure

All glands about thorax swollen.

Choking, constricting; gullet

Pain; swallowing; liquids

burning

on pressure

gullet

gullet; on pressure

rawness

gullet

Spasms, convulsions etc.; on swallowing; forcing to retch

gullet

on swallowing

Swallowing; constantly

constantly; from choking

constantly; eating

constantly; from spasm in throat

Swelling

uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

Ulcers

spreading

throat at back of mouth

uvula (lobe at back of mouth); spreading

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  CHEST

Chest

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

Swelling; breast; nipples

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  RESPIRATION

Respiration

Pain in larynx as cut with knife

Aphonia

Cough, with bloody expectoration

Pulse rapid and intermittent

Stitches through side of chest.

Difficult (dyspnea)

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  BACK

Back

Curvature of spine (scoliosis)

lies on back with knees pulled up

Pain; night

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Incessant, green, bilious vomiting

Epigastrium very sensitive.

Bruised sensation; caecal region and transverse colon painful

Bloated; very painful to least touch.

Abscess; in liver

Inflammation; appendicitis

Pain; right side, above hip

Swelling; groin region; glands

Bladder; urge to urinate, but producing nothing

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant

urination; dribbling (by drops)

urination; feeble stream (slow)

urination; forked stream

Stomach; desires, cravings; cold drinks

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  RECTUM

Rectum

Dysentery

Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during diarrhoea

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during dysentery

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; before stool

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; after stool

Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); constant

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); frequent

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); after stool

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  STOOL

Stool

Dysentery; tenesmus, not relieved by stool; incessant

Stool hot, bloody, slimy, offensive, with cutting pains and shreds of mucous membranes.

Black

Bloody

Frequent

Green

Hot

Mucous, slimy

bloody

green

Odour; offensive

Pasty, mushy

Small (see long and narrow)

Yellow

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  URINE

Urine

Intense burning in urethra

Urine hot, burning, scanty or Suppressed; bloody, Greenish discharge

albuminous

tenesmus of bladder

Stabbing pain extending up urethra into bladder

Perspiration after urinating.

Strong and sharp (acrid)

Albuminous (white, thick)

during pregnancy

Bloody

Burning (includes hot)

Ejecting lumps; epithelial

Colour; brown

dark

greenish

pale

Scanty

Sediment; mucous

sand; red (brick-dust)

Thick

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  GENITALS

Genitals

Male; Penis and testes enormously swollen

Chancres assume phagedenic appearance

Gonorrhoea; urethra orifice red, swollen; glans sore and hot

Discharge greenish, thick.

Male; hot; penis; head (glans)

sensitiveness; penis; head (glans)

suppurating (producing pus); under the foreskin

ulcers; spreading

ulcers; penis

at tip

hard

head (glans)

foreskin

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; strong and sharp (acrid)

haemorrhage

itching; with gonorrhoea

pain; gnawing, biting; during urination

pain; burning

during urination

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; extending backward

pulsation

ulceration; passage

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Pulling up limbs

Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation

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  SLEEP AND DREAMS

Sleep and dreams

Position; on back

limbs pulled up

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleeplessness, insomnia

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Chilly from slightest exposure

Profuse perspiration; surfaces cold.

During movement

On rising up

Stooping

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  PERSPIRATION

Perspiration

Cold

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  GENERALITIES

Generalities

Haemorrhage

Lying down; lying on back

Pain; burning externally; internally

sore, bruised; internally

sudden, sharp; internally

Pressure

Swelling; of affected parts

glands

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

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