≡ ▼

Zincum Metallicum - Modalities Etc

Zinc, Zincum, Zinc.

Available in 4C-30C, 200C, 7X-30X, 1M-10M from $6.59
Purchase options
HPUS indication of Zincum Metallicum: Varicose veins

Have you ever used Zincum Metallicum? Yes No

< < Zincum Metallicum- main page

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



(Morning), Morose; gloomy; pressive headache in forehead; burning in eyes; on waking, lachrymation; bitter, slimy taste; stiffness and pain in cervical muscles; bruised pain in arm; pressure and heaviness in shoulders; in bed, weakness of feet.

(Noon), Pressure at root of nose.

(Afternoon), Morose; fretful.

(Toward evening), Most symptoms.

(Evening), Morose; gloomy; pain in eyes; burning in eyes; pressure in eye; sticking in left lower molar; emission of offensive flatus; after lying down, urging to urinate; bruised pain in arm; itching; shaking chill; heat.

(Night), Headache; pain in eyes; roaring in right ear; tickling cough; stiffness and pain in upper dorsal muscles; drawing pain in knees; itching; sweat.

(Open air), Lachrymation.

(Breathing), Stitches in left side of abdomen; stitches in left side.

(Deep breathing), Griping in pit of stomach.

(Cold), Throbbing pain in a hollow tooth.

(After dinner), Most symptoms.

(Drawing in abdomen), Pressure below navel; pressure between pit of stomach and navel.

(Eating), Pain in blisters on tongue.

(Emotional excitement), Internal trembling.

(Violent expiration), Pressing stitch in right side of chest; stitches in praecordial region.

(Heat), Throbbing pain in hollow tooth.

(After being heated), Sticking and tearing in limbs.

(In the house), Pain in head.

(During menses), Anxiety; peevish and lachrymose; heaviness in forehead; inflammation of eyes; tightness and oppression in epigastric region; burning micturition; trembling of hands; weakness of hands and feet; unconscious starting in sleep; chilliness.

(Motion), Pinching in right hypochondrium; stitches in right side above navel; chest symptoms.

(Nux Vomica Nux vom.), Most symptoms.

(Pressure), Tearing in a hollow tooth; sticking in region of spleen; pressure beneath navel; stitches in left side of abdomen.

(Raising arm), Rheumatic pain in deltoid muscle.

(During rest), Most symptoms.

(On rising from a seat), Paralytic pain in small of back.

(Rubbing), Itching.

(Scratching), Itching.

(While sitting), Most symptoms.

(Standing), Weakness of limbs.

(Stooping), Stitches in middle of sternum.

(Swallowing), Sensation of choking.

(Touch), Stitches in right side above navel.

(Wine), Nausea; headache; most symptoms.

(Walking), Pressure in side of abdomen; tearing and bruised pain in bend of knee; weakness of legs; tightness and stiffness of muscles of calf; tensive pain in right knee-joint; sticking in tibia; pain in heels.


In early morning, after eating after dinner, becoming heated, indoors, after walking in open air, laughing, towards evening, lying down, after wine.

Physical exertion.

WORSE, at menstrual period, from touch, between 5 to 7 P.M.; after dinner, from wine.


(Open air), Pain in head.

(Boring into ear), Itching in it.

(Camphora Camphor), Most symptoms.

(Rest), Pain in body.

(Rubbing), Itching of left eye; biting in inner canthus; tearing in margin of right foot; formication.

(Sitting bent over), Nausea.

(Walking), Tearing in back of foot.

(Washing with cold water), Headache.


Walking in open air, from cold water.

Fasting, when eating, rubbing, scratching, often suddenly ceases when touched.

BETTER, while eating, discharges, and appearance of eruptions.

Desires and aversions

Aversion to meat fish and sweat things; to cooked or warm things.

Thirst with heat in palms.

Insatiable hunger but no appetite for breakfast with hurried deglutition.


Burning thirst (6th d.).

Intense thirst for water.

Thirst for beer, in the evening.

Thirst from noon till evening, or also from morning till evening.

Thirst during dinner or after dinner.

Thirst in the evening till lying down, with increased bodily warmth.

Thirst with heat in the palms, in the afternoon.

Thirst in the afternoon during the menses.

Less appetite.

No appetite and hardly any taste.

Little appetite at dinner.

Distaste to meat, and to cooked warm food.

Distaste for fish (which before that he was very fond of).

No hunger in the evening.

There is no hunger in the morning (aft. 1 ½ h.).

Diminished appetite at noon.

Less hunger at noon, but more in the afternoon.

He does not relish his dinner, while there is pain in the stomach as from fasting.

Loathing of veal, which she usually liked, in the evening; the morsel swelled up in her mouth.

Loathing and aversion to the sweetness of sugar.

The dinner tastes better than usually.

The hunger can hardly be satisfied, in the evening.

Voracious hunger.

Position etc

While writing 31, 32. Walking 2, 21, 23, 31, 34. From overexertion 31, 34. Motion 16. Sitting 31. At rest 19. Must sit bent 21.

Zincum Metallicum acts better when given in evening.

Morning 21, 27, 29. Forenoon 40. Noon 1. Afternoon 2. Evening 1, 2, 4, 8, 13, 17, 19, 26, 29. Night 5, 19, 23, 27, 36, 40, 46. During the day 27, 40.