MERCURIUS VIVUS symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy MERCURIUS VIVUS…


The following symptoms are effects of large doses of the metal. [Merc-viv]


Mercurius Regulinus, Argentum Vivum, Liquidum, Quicksilver, Noack and Trinks.


Pain in the limbs on lifting or grasping anything. Debility. Languor. Emaciation. WIBMER.


Exanthemata, spreading from the pit of the stomach over the abdomen and chest; on the second day the red places become covered with small vesicles of the size of a millet-seed, filled with purulent lymph; the exanthema disappeared within from five to seven days, scaling off. Light-red, flat, small blotches, with violent itching in the region of the sexual organs.


Staring eyes. Rolling about of the eyes.


Hard hearing.


Hippocratic with cold sweat in the face. Lead-colored bloated face. Dry, hot, cracked lips. The teeth are set on edge, loose, fall out, and frequently become yellow and carious. Swollen gums. Inflammation of the tongue, palate, fauces, gums, lips, and the whole buccal cavity. Ptyalism. Ptyalism, with ulcers in the mouth and paralysis of the extremities. Inflammation of the mouth, afterwards gangrene of the gums, tongue, and cheeks. Ptyalism, exhaustion, delirium, convulsions. Denudation and caries of the jaws. Fetid breath. Aphthous ulcers in mouth which frequently become gangrenous. Violent ptyalism, occasioning gangrene of the gums, chests, tongue, and every part of the mouth; the teeth fell out, parts of the tongue and gums became detached Ptyalism which became so virulent that the gums, cheeks, nose, and that portion of the face below the eyes were eaten away. Ptyalism of bloody saliva, with looseness the teeth, interstitial distention, separation, and bleeding of the gums, painful swelling of the tongue, the curtain and soft palate are covered with ulcers, from which blood oozes as from a sponge; muttering delirium, convulsions. Loss of appetite. Gagging and vomiting. Bad digestion. Violent pains in the abdomen, with writhing in bed, and anxious moaning.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.