Mercurius Vivus - Modalities EtcQuicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mercurius Vivus may help, unprocessed Merc Viv may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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(Morning), On rising, headache; aching in left arm; tremors.
(Evening), Vertigo; tremor.
(Night), Hallucinations, etc.; falling asleep of arms, etc.; heaviness in extremities, etc.; tearings in hands, etc.; oppression of breath; sweats.
(In bed), Tearing in limbs.
(Beer), Headache, etc.
(Closing eyes), Tremors.
(Eating), Eructations; hiccough; vomiting; pressure in stomach.
(Emotional disturbance), All symptoms, ; tremor.
(Exertion), Jerking of hands.
(Change of weather), nervous feelings.
Evening, becoming insufferable in warmth of bed at night, touch.
WORSE, at night, wet, damp weather, lying on right side, perspiring; warm room and warm bed.
(Intoxication of wine), Tremor.
(Ardent spirits), Loss of power in hands.
Sitting up, after rising from bed, at rest, in a warm room, laying hand on part, dry weather, rubbing.
Desires and aversions
Canine hunger, even after eating; excessive hunger, but relishes nothing.
Loss of appetite.
Thirst violent, burning, especially for beer and cold drinks.
Desire for milk; for sweets, but they disagree; for beer; for liquid food.
Aversion to meat; to wine and brandy; to coffee; to greasy food.
Loss of appetite, , etc.
Want of appetite,
His appetite fell off,
During the salivation, there was little appetite; when she had no salivation, she had ravenous hunger,
Eructations and Hiccough.
Eructations, especially after eating,
Hiccough, that could not be quieted, aggravated by eating, with general weakness,
Motion 31. Walking 19, 26. Ascending 26. Changing place 1. Exertion 29, 36, 40. Lying 3; on back 2; on right side 18, 19; on either side 27. After lying down 40. Sitting 3. Stooping 2. After rising 3, 4, 40.
Remission during the day.
Morning 3, 40. Evening 1, 10, 19, 40. Night 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 13, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 29, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 40, 44, 46. Toward morning 40. Day 27, 29, 37.