Mercurius CorrosivusCorrosive Sublimate, Merc. Cor, Mercurius Corrosivus Corrosivus, Mercurius Sublimatus Corrosivus
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mercurius Corrosivus may help, unprocessed Mercurius Corrosivus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Mercurius Corrosivus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Mercurius Corrosivus 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 ( Phosphorus Phosph. later and at full term).
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.)
WORSE, evening, night, acids.
BETTER, while at rest.
Compare: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis 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.
Frontal pain, congestion of head, with burning in cheeks
Drawing pain in periosteum of skull.
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead
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 Versicolor Iris Muddy in color, thick, and neither contracts nor dilates
Retinitis albuminuric, ophthalmia neonatorum
Lids odematous, red, excoriated
soreness of the eyes.
Tears; acrid smell (strong and sharp)
Lips black, swollen
Facial neuralgia within the bones.
Lips; turned out lips; swollen
Skin; out-breaks on skin; syphilitic
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.
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Thrush (whitish flakes)
Gums and teeth
Gums purple, swollen, and spongy
Discoloration; gums; pale
Saliva; thick and sticky
Tongue swollen and inflamed
Discoloration; tongue; yellow; dirty
Taste salty and bitter.
Swelling; palate (roof of mouth); soft palate (back of roof of mouth)
Red, swollen, painful, intensely inflamed
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
gullet; on pressure
Spasms, convulsions etc.; on swallowing; forcing to retch
constantly; from choking
constantly; from spasm in throat
uvula (lobe at back of mouth)
throat at back of mouth
uvula (lobe at back of mouth); spreading
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Swelling; breast; nipples
Pain in larynx as cut with knife
Cough, with bloody expectoration
Pulse rapid and intermittent
Stitches through side of chest.
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth
cauliflower-like fungus; syphilitic
Out-breaks on skin; syphilitic
Curvature of spine (scoliosis)
lies on back with knees pulled up
Epigastrium very sensitive.
Bruised sensation; caecal region and transverse colon painful
Bloated; very painful to least touch.
Abscess; in liver
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
Incessant, green, bilious vomiting
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
Dysentery; tenesmus, not relieved by stool; incessant
Stool hot, bloody, slimy, offensive, with cutting pains and shreds of mucous membranes.
Small (see long and narrow)
Intense burning in urethra
Urine hot, burning, scanty or Suppressed; bloody, Greenish discharge
tenesmus of bladder
Stabbing pain extending up urethra into bladder
Perspiration after urinating.
Strong and sharp (acrid)
Albuminous (white, thick)
Burning (includes hot)
Ejecting lumps; epithelial
sand; red (brick-dust)
Gonorrhoea; urethra orifice red, swollen; glans sore and hot
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; strong and sharp (acrid)
itching; with gonorrhoea
pain; gnawing, biting; during urination
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; extending backward
Male; Penis and testes enormously swollen
hot; penis; head (glans)
sensitiveness; penis; head (glans)
Chancres assume phagedenic appearance
Discharge greenish, thick.
Male; suppurating (producing pus); under the foreskin
Pulling up limbs
Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation
Fever and chill
Chilly from slightest exposure
Profuse perspiration; surfaces cold.
On rising up
Sleep and dreams
Position; on back
limbs pulled up
Lying down; lying on back
Pain; burning externally; internally
sore, bruised; internally
sudden, sharp; internally
Swelling; of affected parts
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)