Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Manganum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Itching below the corners of the mouth, with vesicles after scratching.
Insipidity rather than bitterness remains in the mouth all day, in spite of eating.
Sensation of hunger, of a pressive kind, in the throat.
In the corners of the lips, ulcerative pain, as from a malignant eruption.
Clear vesicles on the upper lip, violently itching, especially in the evening.
Clear vesicles on the right side of both lips, with tensive pain (when touched) on the upper lip, which is at the same time swollen.
A red pimple on the lower lip, near the right angle of the mouth, with tensive pain.
A pimple in the right commissure of the lips, with tensive and erosive shooting pain, when touched and when moving the mouth.
Dry, parched lips, with shriveled epidermis, without thirst, for many days.
Corrosive acrid humor, on the upper lip, close below the nose.
Gums and teeth
The pains in the teeth last 4 or 5 clays, and come on especially in the forenoon, and in the evening from 10 to 12; by sucking with the tongue, there occurs a very painful jerk in them, where-upon the pains cease for a time.
The tooth is painfully sensitive (as if ulcerated) to the slightest touch, less so per se.
Pain in the root of a tooth in the right lower row, as if it was being twisted out, frequently recurring.
Erosive toothache in a lower and an upper molar, increased to an intolerable degree by the slightest drop of a cool drink.
Toothache (of a drawing kind) in a molar on the right side, which often goes off suddenly, and gives place to (drawing) pains in other adjacent parts.
Drawing, tearing toothache in the morning, in bed (aft. 4 d.).
Tearing in 3 or 4 teeth of the lower row, on the left side.
A stitch, now in one upper tooth, now in another, on biting the teeth together.
Gathering of bitter water in the mouth, with inclination to vomit.
Gathering of saliva in the mouth.
Flow of saliva.
On the left side of the tongue, burning vesicles.
Two nodules on the right side of the tongue, painful when touched.
A lump behind, on the left side of the tongue, with sore pain on external pressure, from morning till evening.
Smell from the mouth, of an earthy or clayey kind, in the morning after rising, not perceived by himself.
Dryness of the mouth in the morning after awaking, so that she can hardly swallow, with white tongue and sourish taste.
Insipidity, with bitterness in the mouth, immediately after eating and drinking; so long as the food is in his mouth it tastes right.
Bitter taste in the morning after waking, with dry lips, without thirst.
Everything tasted bitter in the morning, but the taste in the mouth was all right.
Sour taste, in the morning, after awaking (6th and 7th d.).
Sour taste posteriorly on the tongue, as from salt (?) in the morning after awaking; it ceases after eating.
Sensation of soreness, posteriorly on the palate, as if a hard body was lying there, outside of deglutition; it ceases after eating bread, in the morning.
Dryness of the palate and the lips, almost the whole day.≡ more ...