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Mercurius Vivus - Head symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv


Boiron and HomeodelWHP - Washington HomeopathicHylands and Standard Homeopathic
Available in 4C-200C, 8X-200X, 1M-50M, CM from $6.50
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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 Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
 
H.C. Allen - no Mercurius Vivus
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoericke  
Boger - no Mercurius Vivus
Clarke  
Hahnemann - no Mercurius Vivus
HeringKent Lectures  
Kent New remedies - no Mercurius Vivus
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Mercurius Vivus
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HEAD

Head

Vertigo, when Lying on back

Band-feeling about head

One-sided, tearing pains

Tension about scalp, as if bandaged

Catarrhal headaches; much heat in head

Stinging, burning, fetid eruptions on scalp

Loss of hair

Exostosis, with feeling of soreness

Scalp tense; oily sweat on head.

Brain; concussion of brain

Brain; inflammation of brain

Brain; inflammation of brain; tubercular

Brain; inflammation of brain; at spine

Sensation of head bubbling; boiling sensation

Cerebral haemorrhage

Coldness

Coldness; evening

Coldness; alternating with heat

Coldness; forehead

Congestion (see pulsation)

Congestion (see pulsation); on coughing

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; as if head would burst

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; during vertigo, dizziness

Congestion (see pulsation); before period

Congestion (see pulsation); during period

Congestion (see pulsation); from suppressed period

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); evening

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); evening; in bed

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); night

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); open air

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like band or hoop

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); drinking

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); during period

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); rising

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); sleeping

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); as if by string

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead; as from a band

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); back of head (occiput)

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); temples; during cough

Pulled; forwards

Pulled; sideways

Expanded sensation (see swollen); ring-like

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation

Expanded sensation (see swollen); large head

Hair; bristling

Hair; falling

Hair; falling; forehead

Hair; falling; temples

Hot

Hot; during chilliness

Hot; while sitting

Hot; forehead

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); while lying down

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); while sitting

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); warm room

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead

Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting)

Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting); lies with head low

Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting); with sweat

Movements in head; shaking sensation

Movements in head; shaking sensation; forehead

Movements in head; waving sensation

Movements in head; waving sensation; forehead

Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); forward

Movements of head; forward

Movements of head; jerking of the head; backwards

Movements of head; involuntary

Movements of head; rolling head

Movements of head; rolling head; comes on suddenly

Movements of head; throwing head about

Movements of head; throwing head backward

Movements of head; trembling

Sensation of numbness

Sensation of numbness; while lying

Sensation of numbness; forehead

Sensation of numbness; as if asleep

Sensation of numbness; as if asleep; while lying

Skull; bony growth (exostosis)

Skull; bony growth (exostosis); painful

Skull; fontanels apart (separate bones of skull)

Pain, headache

Pain, headache; morning

Pain, headache; morning; in bed

Pain, headache; morning; on rising

Pain, headache; noon

Pain, headache; evening

Pain, headache; night

Pain, headache; from open air

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); beer

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from coffee

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from drinking anything

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from spirits

Pain, headache; with catarrh

Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); becoming cold

Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air; from draft of cold air

Pain, headache; from catching cold

Pain, headache; while constipated

Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose

Pain, headache; on coughing

Pain, headache; while teething

Pain, headache; from exertion; physical exertion

Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion

Pain, headache; after physical injuries

Pain, headache; after physical injuries; from concussion

Pain, headache; from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)

Pain, headache; while leaning against something

Pain, headache; while lying down

Pain, headache; while lying down; on going to bed

Pain, headache; while lying down; on right side

Pain, headache; lying down; on either side

Pain, headache; lying down

Pain, headache; in women; before period

Pain, headache; certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head)

Pain, headache; from certain movements; movement in general

Pain, headache; from certain movements; shaking head

Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping

Pain, headache; from noises

Pain, headache; from noises; people talking

Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in back

Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in neck

Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in nape of neck

Pain, headache; perspiration; after perspiration

Pain, headache; from suppressed perspiration

Pain, headache; pressure

Pain, headache; when reading

Pain, headache; rheumatic

Pain, headache; travelling

Pain, headache; after scarlet fever

Pain, headache; from sex; after sexual excesses

Pain, headache; from sex; from dehydration

Pain, headache; from sex; after masturbation

Pain, headache; sitting

Pain, headache; sitting; sitting straight

Pain, headache; after sleep

Pain, headache; from stool; before stool

Pain, headache; syphilitic

Pain, headache; while talking

Pain, headache; from touch

Pain, headache; violent pains

Pain, headache; walking; while

Pain, headache; walking; while walking in open air

Pain, headache; from warmth; when heated by a fire or heater

Pain, headache; warmth; warm room

Pain, headache; from washing; washing head

Pain, headache; cloudy weather

Pain, headache; cold weather

Pain, headache; cold weather; damp

Pain, headache; from wrapping up head

Pain, headache; extending to other parts; ears

Pain, headache; extending to other parts; eyes

Pain, headache; extending to other parts; neck

Pain, headache; extending to other parts; teeth

Pain, headache; extending to other parts; throat

Pain, headache; bones

Pain, headache; aching deep in brain

Pain, headache; aching deep in brain; on exercise

Pain, headache; aching deep in brain; from touch

Pain, headache; in forehead

Pain, headache; in forehead; right side

Pain, headache; in forehead; left side

Pain, headache; in forehead; evening

Pain, headache; in forehead; night

Pain, headache; in forehead; open air

Pain, headache; in forehead; while lying down

Pain, headache; in forehead; during period

Pain, headache; in forehead; pressure

Pain, headache; in forehead; when indoors; in a warm room

Pain, headache; in forehead; shaking the head

Pain, headache; in forehead; while sitting

Pain, headache; in forehead; while standing

Pain, headache; in forehead; from stooping

Pain, headache; in forehead; while walking in open air

Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; face

Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes

Pain, headache; in forehead; middle

Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); on coughing

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); as if screwed together

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forward

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to head

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; down back of neck

Pain, headache; forehead and back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; sides; one side

Pain, headache; sides; one side; extending to neck

Pain, headache; sides; right

Pain, headache; sides; left

Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; ear

Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; neck

Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; teeth

Pain, headache; temples

Pain, headache; temples; left

Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); morning

Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); evening

Pain, headache; forehead and top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing

Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; on stooping

Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; forehead

Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; burning

Pain, headache; burning; evening; in bed

Pain, headache; burning; night

Pain, headache; burning; lying in bed

Pain, headache; burning; after scratching

Pain, headache; burning; sitting upright

Pain, headache; burning; tearing

Pain, headache; burning; forehead

Pain, headache; burning; forehead; left

Pain, headache; burning; forehead; night

Pain, headache; burning; forehead; over eyes

Pain, headache; burning; forehead; sides of forehead

Pain, headache; burning; temples

Pain, headache; burning; temples; left

Pain, headache; bursting

Pain, headache; bursting; on coughing

Pain, headache; bursting; forehead

Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex); pain as if top of head would come off

Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex); pain as if top of head would come off; at every jar

Pain, headache; as if crushed shattered, beaten to pieces

Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing

Pain, headache; pulling

Pain, headache; pulling; around the skull bones

Pain, headache; pulling; forehead

Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; above root of nose

Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; nape of neck

Pain, headache; pulling; temples

Pain, headache; pulling; temples; right

Pain, headache; dull pain

Pain, headache; gnawing; forehead; above nose

Pain, headache; jerking

Pain, headache; pinching; temples

Pain, headache; pinching; temples; right

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); in open air

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); apart

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if by band

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressing downward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); drinking

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); inward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while lying down

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); outward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressure

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); being indoors

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); sleep

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); before stool

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during stool

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); on stooping

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if in a vice

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if brain bound up

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; as from a band

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; while stooping

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to other parts; downward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to above nose

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; right

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); as if in a vice

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); sides; pressing outward

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; before stool

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; during stool

Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)

Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; morning

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; after breakfast

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; on movement

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; in brain

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; forehead

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; tearing

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; while walking

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; teeth, ears and neck

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; while walking

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; while walking; in open air

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; sides of forehead; while sitting

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples

Pain, headache; tearing, rending

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; evening

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; night

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; bruised, tearing

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; lying down; lying quietly, towards morning

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; while lying down; lying quietly, towards morning

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; warmth of bed

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; neck

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; teeth

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; throat

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; evening

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; night

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; while sitting

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; while standing

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes; left

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes; open air

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; side of forehead

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; side of forehead; left

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forward

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; sides of head

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; temples; left

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; tearing, rending; top of head (vertex); night

Pain, headache; as if torn

Pain, headache; ulcerative

Skin and scalp; abscess

Skin and scalp; sensation of scalp contracting

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; back of head (occiput)

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; bleeding after scratching

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; yellow

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; peeling in scales

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dry

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dry; offensive

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; wearing away skin

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; impetigo (bacterial infection on skin surface)

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; itching

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist; that eats the hair

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; offensive

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; painful

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples; on back of head (occiput)

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pus-filled pimples

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf

Skin and scalp; itching

Skin and scalp; itching; forehead

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; night

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; clammy

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; cold

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; on coughing

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; except the head

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; offensive smelling

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; during period

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; oily

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; during sleep

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; sour

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; after walking

Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; cold

Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; after stool

Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; while walking in open air

Skin and scalp; lice

Prickling

Prickling; while lying

Pulsating

Pulsating; forehead

Pulsating; forehead; night

Pulsating; forehead; during movement

Restlessness

Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air

Sensitive; sensitive to draft of air

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail)

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); from movement

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); on stooping

Swollen, and feeling swollen

Swollen, and feeling swollen; cephalaematoma (from fluid around skull - common in babies)

Swollen, and feeling swollen; forehead

Swollen, and feeling swollen; glands of head

Twitching of muscles

Twitching of muscles; back of head (occiput)

Twitching of muscles; sides; extending from side to side

Twitching of muscles; temples

Twitching of muscles; temples; right

Uncovering head

Warm coverings on head

Washing head

Weakness

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