Mercurius DulcisCalomel, Merc Dulc
Below are the strongest indications of Mercurius Dulcis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has marked effect on catarrhal inflammation of ear, and useful in Eustachian catarrh, deafness. Diarrhoea, with soreness of anus. Prostatitis. Remittent bilious attacks. Pallor, flabby bloatedness, and turgid flaccidity. Inflammation with plastic exudate. Especially indicated in systems disposed to remittent bilious fevers; in peritonitis and meningitis With plastic exudate. Dropsies due to combined renal and cardiac diseases, especially with jaundice ( Hale). Cirrhosis of the liver, especially in the hypertrophic form. Use 1x (Jousset)
Third to sixth trituration. For palliative (non-homeopathic) purposes, to secure evacuation of bowels, two or three-grain doses of first decimal trituration, repeated several times every hour.
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.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.