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Mercurius Vivus - Eye symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv

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HPUS label 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 Vivus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

WORSE, at night, wet, damp weather, lying on right side, perspiring; warm room and warm bed.
Compare: Capparis coriaccea (polyuria, glandular affections, mucous diarrhoea; influenza); Epilobium - Willow herb - (chronic diarrhoea with tenesmus and mucous discharges; ptyalism, dysphagia; wasting of body and much debility; cholera infantum); KALI-Hyd ( in hard chancre); Mercur. Acet ( Congestion with stiffness, dryness and heat of parts affected. Eyes inflamed, burn and itch. Lack of moisture. Throat dry, talking difficult. Pressure in lower sternum; chancre in urethra; tenia capitis favosa margin of ulcers painful: Mercurius Auratus (Psoriasis and syphilitic catarrh; brain tumors; lues of nose and bones; ozaena; swelling of testicles); Mercurius Bromatus (secondary syphilitic skin affection); Mercurius Nitrosus - Nitrate of Mercurius Vivus - (especially in pustular conjunctivitis and keratitis; gonorrhoea and mucous patches, with Sticking pains; syphilides); Mercurius Vivus Phosphoricus (nervous diseases from syphilis; exostoses); Mercurius Praecipitatus Ruber (suffocative attacks at night on lying down While on the point of falling asleep, obliged to jump up suddenly which relieves; gonorrhoea; Urethra felt as a hard string; chancroid; phagedenic ulcer and bubo; pemphigus, mucous patches, eczema with rhagades and fissures, barber’s itch; blepharitis, internally and externally; leaden heaviness in occiput, with otorrhoea); Mercurius tannicus (syphilides in patients with gastro-intestinal diseases, or, if very sensitive, to ordinary mercurial preparations); Erythrinus - South American Red Mullet Fish - (in pityriasis rubra and syphilis; red rash on chest; pityriasis); Lolium Temulentum (in Trembling of hands and legs); Mercur. cum kali (inveterate colds, acute facial paralysis). Henchera - Alum root - (Gastro-enteritis nausea, vomiting of bile and frothy mucous; stools watery, profuse, slimy, tenesmus, never get done feeling. Dose, 2 to 10 drops of tincture).
Compare: Mez.; Phos.; Syph.; Kali-mur.; Aethiops.
Antidote: Hep.; Aur.; Mez.
Complementary: Badiaga.


Floating black spots

After exposure to glare of fire; foundry men

Profuse, burning, acrid discharge

Cataract; soft


Conjunctiva (external lining of eye); swelling

Cornea (transparent part of eye); blisters
Cornea (transparent part of eye); spots and specks, on cornea
Cornea (transparent part of eye); spots and specks, on cornea; scars

Discharges of mucus or pus
Discharges of mucus or pus; acrid smelling (strong and sharp)
Discharges of mucus or pus; bloody
Discharges of mucus or pus; corner; from tear duct
Discharges of mucus or pus; from out-breaks on skin
Discharges of mucus or pus; yellow

Discoloration; redness
Discoloration; redness; during period
Discoloration; redness; lids
Discoloration; redness; lids; night
Discoloration; redness; lids; spots; veins

Distorted; iris



Eye feels hot

Glassy appearance

Growth, tumour; sty
Growth, tumour; sty; upper lid
Growth, tumour; tumours; cystic
Growth, tumour; wart-like growth
Growth, tumour; wart-like growth; iris

Hair falling from eye-lashes


Infected; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Infected; full of dark vessels, conjunctiva (external lining of eye)

Inflammation; acute
Inflammation; arthritic (gouty and rheumatic)
Inflammation; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour, see face)
Inflammation; fire
Inflammation; from gaslight
Inflammation; glandular swellings
Inflammation; heat
Inflammation; infants
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold; night
Inflammation; syphilitic
Inflammation; warmth of bed
Inflammation; with gonorrhoea
Inflammation; wounds; back of eye (behind retina - choroid)
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); granular
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); in croup
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); oozing pus (including cornea)
Inflammation; wounds; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Inflammation; wounds; corner
Inflammation; wounds; hardening of tissue
Inflammation; wounds; iris
Inflammation; wounds; iris; night
Inflammation; wounds; iris; syphilitic
Inflammation; wounds; iris; with pus in front of iris
Inflammation; wounds; lachrymal sac
Inflammation; wounds; lids
Inflammation; wounds; lids; edges
Inflammation; wounds; retina

Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Intolerance of light (photophobia); artificial light
Intolerance of light (photophobia); daylight
Intolerance of light (photophobia); daylight; sunlight
Intolerance of light (photophobia); evening
Intolerance of light (photophobia); gaslight
Intolerance of light (photophobia); light of fire
Intolerance of light (photophobia); when angry


Lids; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Lids; eyes closed; eyes close involuntary
Lids; eyes closed; half open
Lids; falling of lids
Lids; half open
Lids; lids turned inward
Lids; lids turned outward
Lids; opening eyes difficult
Lids; opening eyes difficult
Lids; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Lids; out-breaks on skin; scaly herpes; margins
Lids; spasmodic closure
Lids; spasmodic closure; on looking
Lids; stuck together; morning
Lids; thickening of lids

Looking into fire

Looking steadily (see vision, exertion)

Movement of eyeballs; rolling


Pain; aching
Pain; aching; evening
Pain; aching; night
Pain; aching; when looking sharply; straining sight
Pain; around the eyes
Pain; as from something in eye
Pain; as from something in eye; back behind lids
Pain; as from something in eye; like sand in eye
Pain; boring
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; as if sand in eye
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; in open air
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; looking at fire
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; night
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; warm bed
Pain; cutting
Pain; cutting; exerting them
Pain; cutting; night
Pain; cutting; while reading
Pain; evening
Pain; from daylight
Pain; from exertion of vision; in detailed work
Pain; in glare of fire
Pain; light
Pain; night
Pain; night; midnight
Pain; on movement of eyes
Pain; pressing
Pain; pressing; outward
Pain; pressing; stooping
Pain; pressing; when moving eyes
Pain; pressing; while reading
Pain; pulling; while sitting
Pain; sore, bruised, tender
Pain; sore, bruised, tender; lids
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; evening
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; in bright light
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; in inflamation of the iris (iritis)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; night
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; rheumatic
Pain; tearing
Pain; tearing; damp weather
Pain; tearing; in bed
Pain; tearing; night
Pain; tearing; night; in bed
Pain; touch
Pain; warmth
Pain; wet weather
Pain; when stooping
Pain; when using eyes; when reading
Pain; when using eyes; while sewing; on fine work
Pain; while sitting

Paralysis; optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis)

Pulsation in eyes

Pulsation; night

Pupils; contracted
Pupils; dilated
Pupils; dilated; during heat
Pupils; insensitive to light
Pupils; sluggish

Quivering; lids

Sensitive to...; cold air
Sensitive to...; heat

Skin around eyes (see face); cracks in corner
Skin around eyes (see face); out-breaks on skin
Skin around eyes (see face); out-breaks on skin; pimples


Strabismus (eyes incorrectly aligned)


Swellings; corner
Swellings; glands under eye lids
Swellings; glandular swellings
Swellings; lids
Swellings; lids; lower lids; left
Swellings; lids; when period is suppressed

Tears; acrid smell (strong and sharp)
Tears; acrid smell (strong and sharp); night
Tears; burning
Tears; during headache
Tears; evening
Tears; morning
Tears; open air
Tears; sensation of tears, but none present
Tears; when looking at the fire
Tears; with cough

Tension; morning

Twitching; lids
Twitching; lids; when closed

Ulceration; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Ulceration; lids
Ulceration; lids; margins
Ulceration; lids; under surfaces

Weak; light

Iritis, with hypopyon.

Lids red, thick, swollen

parenchymatous keratitis of syphilitic origin with burning pain
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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.

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