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Mezereum - Mouth symptoms - T.F. Allen

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HPUS indication of Mezereum: Itching

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Mezereum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



Drawing in the alveolar processes of the left upper jaw (second day),

General Mouth.

Small white blisters like ulcers within the corner of the mouth and on the right cheek, without pain,

Heat in the mouth and throat,

Burning in the mouth, not exactly in the places where the bark (when chewed) touched the mouth, but more particularly in the pharynx, relieved or dissipated by inspiration, returning violently on expiration (after a few minutes),

Burning in the mouth, extending to the stomach,

Burning in the whole mouth, somewhat relieved by eating; frequently returning for a short time, in the afternoon (first day),

Violent burning in the mouth,

Persistent, peppery burning in the mouth soon after the tincture (second day),



Violent itching of the tongue and lips (immediately),

The anterior part of the lips, gum, and tongue were quite denuded of epithelium (second day),

Wherever the bark touched the mouth when chewing it the mucous membrane became denuded (the inner surface of the lips and anterior portion of the gum) also the whole mouth was very painful (second day),

Burning of the lips and tongue, no longer like pepper, but as if quite sore, though the skin was still uninjured, at 5 P.M. (first day),

The biting burning extended over the lips, especially they became dry and swollen (after one hour),

Biting on the lips and tongue, not immediately, but coming on gradually in about half an hour or an hour; it became a violent burning, like pepper, on the forepart of the tongue, and still more on the lips, internally and externally, wherever the tincture had touched,

Gums and teeth

Offensive mucus on the teeth,

Carious odor of the mucus on the lower incisors,

The hollow teeth decay very rapidly,

The hollow teeth constantly became sharper, and decayed rapidly (third day),

The hollow teeth are very much eaten away, quite down to the gum (seventh day),

The teeth seem too long and icy cold, in the afternoon (fourth day),

The teeth of the left side seem too long,

The hollow teeth seem very sharp (the remedy has a very marked action upon the hollow teeth), (sixth day),

Sensation as though the teeth were dull and too long,

Upper incisors painfully dull (second day),

A dull feeling of bluntness in the teeth,

Bluntness of the teeth, as from acids, at night,

Bluntness of the teeth; they feel elongated, especially those on the left side, with boring and sticking pains in them, though he had never suffered from toothache before,

Pain in a carious tooth, in the morning,

Pain in a hollow tooth, in the evening (fourth day),

Pain in the last back tooth of the left side of the lower jaw, as if it should be pulled out,

Much toothache (second day),

Toothache in a hollow tooth,

A simple toothache, a seated pain in a hollow back tooth,

Boring and sticking in one or another tooth, though more on the right side, sometimes changing into painful sticking in the right cheek-bone; therewith, the right side of the head was so affected that even to touch the hair was painful, with uneasiness, extreme fretfulness, and aversion to everything,

Fine drawing in the left upper teeth,

Drawing pain in the left teeth, as if it would become a tearing, soon disappearing (after one hour),

Toothache, drawing, burning, and sticking in upper back tooth (which, since taking the drug, has become hollow with remarkable rapidity), all day, especially in the evening, for several weeks,

Transient drawings in the teeth of the right lower jaw, like incipient tearing (second day),

Violent cutting in the hollow teeth, like a soreness, in the morning while half awake, also after waking the pain in the teeth continued, especially on biting; also recurring the next night, and waking from sleep (relieved by Nux Vomica Nux vomica),

Pressive sticking pain in the left upper back teeth,

Sharp stitches in the roots of the right and left lower incisors,

Teeth very sensitive on pressing them together, especially the upper incisors (second day),

Teeth very sensitive, in the morning on rising, especially on pressing them together, particularly the front teeth (second morning),

Teeth, especially the upper incisors, have a very painful sensation on pressing them together, on the morning on rising (fifth day),

Teeth very painful on biting upon them or from the fresh air, as if they were too long, with drawing pains, lasting all day, though worse here and there in different teeth, especially worse in the left upper teeth, and the upper incisors (second day),

The teeth are painful when touched with the tongue (fourth day),

Painful jerking in the upper incisors,

Toothache in the left upper jaw, especially in the broken teeth, a jerking pain with a pale swelling; bleeding and suppurating of the gum; the cheek externally became very painful to touch (she frequently suffered from toothache, especially after taking cold, but this time there was no special cause),

Acute jerking pains in the last right back teeth, in the afternoon (second day),

Tearing jerking extending from a right upper hollow back tooth into the temple,


The gum bleeds very easily (second day),

Burning painful blisters on the tongue and gums,


Biting and burning in the mouth, with spitting of much watery saliva (from the back, not from the flowers), (soon),


Increased secretion of saliva (immediately),

Some accumulation of saliva,

Accumulation of water (watery saliva) in the mouth,

Much spitting of saliva and hawking of mucus; the mucus loosening easily (soon),

Much saliva constantly in the mouth, and constant spitting of water,



Tongue and mouth still red and inflamed (fourth day),

Tongue somewhat coated (fifth day),

Tongue coated whitish-yellow,

Tongue coated whitish,

Tongue coated white (second morning),

Tongue swollen and red, with a white coating (third day),

Tongue swollen, thick, especially at the tip, with a thick white coating (almost like that of Merc Viv Mercury), and prominent papillae, each one of which looked red on a white ground; the tip of the tongue was very red (denuded of epithelium), in the middle of the tongue was a deep fissure (second day),

Tongue thick, with large elevated papillae, especially on the forepart, no longer white, but clean and very red (third day),

On moving the tongue, a sensation on the forepart as if it were soft, like butter,

Feeling of heat and a dry rawness in the forepart of the tongue,

Burning on the tongue, extending to the stomach,

Burning and boring in the tip of the tongue,

A biting burning on the tongue, as after pepper (soon), (immediately),

Sensation as if the tongue were burnt, the tip sore, the tongue coated white (second day),

Tip of the tongue continues painful, as if burnt (fifth day),

Fine sticking pain on the tongue (after half an hour),

Biting on the tongue posteriorly,

Violent biting and burning on the tongue (immediately),

Burning in the forepart of the mouth and on the tongue, with accumulation of saliva (soon),

Dryness of the mouth, especially the tongue, in the morning on waking (second day),

Speech difficult and less fluent than usual; at one time, as if the breath or saliva were wanting; at another, as if the tongue were too thick,


Increased secretion of saliva, and subsequently and alkaline salty taste, with a metallic, offensive odor from the mouth,

Increased salivation, with a sweetish taste,

Increased salivation, of a salty taste,


Taste somewhat tart, with roughness in the mouth,

Catarrhal taste on the tongue,

Nauseous taste posteriorly in the fauces, as if from hollow teeth, and a perception of an odor exactly similar to it, far back in the nose, (?).

Fiery taste in the mouth always after eating, for several days,

Bitter taste in the mouth, and nausea, all day,

Very bitter taste and accumulation of water in the mouth, which relieved the scraping burning,

Flat sourish taste in the mouth, with natural taste to food,

Sweetish-salty taste in the mouth, especially after becoming somewhat heated,

Sourish-salty taste in the mouth,

Peppery taste on the tongue,

Taste diminished; tongue as if burnt (soon),

Taste almost completely lost; the usual Lac Vaccinum cow's milk has a smoky taste (second day),

Beer has a bitter taste,

Tabacum Tobacco tastes like straw,


Highly acrid, creating in the mouth and fauces a burning sensation,

Scraping, burning, peppery sensation on the palate and in the fauces (soon after the tincture),

Scraping and burning in the palate and fauces,


The gum back of the upper front teeth became swollen like a blister; subsequently a swelling formed which involved the forepart of the hard palate, therewith the upper incisors were painfully blunted, in the evening (first day),

The tongue and hard palate feel burnt (second morning),

The burning in the tongue extended over the whole mouth, especially over the hard palate, together with great dryness of the hard palate, especially of the posterior portion, and in the upper portion of the pharynx (soon),

Violent burning in the posterior portion of the palate and uvula, lasting two hours, until dinner (immediately),

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