Zincum MetallicumZinc, Zincum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Zincum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The provings picture cerebral depression. The word "FAG" covers a large part of Zincum Metallicum action. Tissues are worn out faster than they are repaired. Poisoning from suppressed eruptions or discharges. The nervous symptoms of most importance. Defective vitality. Impending brain paralysis. Period of depression in disease. Spinal affections. Twitchings. Pain, as if between skin and flesh. Great relief from discharges. Chorea, from fright or suppressed eruption. Convulsions, with pale face and no heat. Marked anaemia with profound prostration. It causes a decrease in the number, and destruction of red blood corpuscles. Repercussed eruptive diseases. In chronic diseases with brain and spinal symptoms, trembling, convulsive twitching and fidgety feet are guiding symptoms.
Second to sixth potency.
WORSE, at menstrual period, from touch, between 5 to 7 P.M.; after dinner, from wine.
BETTER, while eating, discharges, and appearance of eruptions.
Very sensitive to noise
Averse to work, to talk
Child repeats everything said to it
Fears arrest on account of a supposed crime
Behaviour; shrieking; during sleep
Behaviour; shrieking; on waking
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to noise; voices
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn; evening
Talking, conversation; torments everyone by talking about complaints
Unconsciousness; when skin out breaks from disease are slow to appear≡ more ...
Feels as if he would fall to left side
Headache from the smallest quantity of wine
Rolls head from side to side
Bores head into pillow
Occipital pain, with weight on vertex
Automatic motion of head and hands
Brain-fag; headaches of overtaxed school children
Forehead cool; base of brain hot
Roaring in head
Starting in fright.
Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine
Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; bursting; forehead
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; sides of head≡ more ...
Pterygium; smarting, lachrymation, itching
Pressure as if pressed into head
Itching and soreness of lids and Inner angles
Rolling of eyes
Blurring of one-half of vision; worse, stimulants
Amaurosis, with severe headache
Red and inflamed conjunctiva; Worse, inner canthus.
Growth, tumour; tumours; tarsal tumours
Inflammation; during period
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; morning
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; afternoon
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; evening
Pain; as from something in eye; like sand in eye; evening
Pain; as from something in eye; like sand in eye; night
Pain; pressing; morning
Pain; sore, bruised, tender
Pain; sore, bruised, tender; corner; inner
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; corner; inner
Foggy≡ more ...
Tearing, stitches, and external swelling
Discharge of fetid pus.
Too sensitive; to noises
Too sensitive; voices and talking≡ more ...
PALE lips, and corners of mouth cracked
Redness and itching eruptions on chin
Tearing in facial bones.≡ more ...
Gnashing of teeth
Blisters on tongue
Difficult dentition; child weak; cold and restless feet.
Teeth; pain; molars
Teeth; pain; upper teeth
Teeth; pain; lower teeth≡ more ...
Varicose veins, especially of lower extremities ( Puls.) Formication of feet and legs as from bugs crawling over the skin, preventing sleep
Eczema, especially in the anaemic and neurotic
Itching of thighs and Hollow of knees
retrocession of eruptions.
Out-breaks on skin; pimples
Out-breaks on skin; scarlet fever; receding
Out-breaks on skin; suppressed
Becomes sore when lying down; feeling≡ more ...
Dry; constant inclination to hawk up tenacious mucus
Rawness and dryness in throat and larynx
Pain in muscles of throat when swallowing.
External throat; uncovering throat≡ more ...
Breast; milk; absent
Pain; sore, bruised; before and during period≡ more ...
Dry cough; morning; before period
Dry cough; after measles; before period
Dry cough; after measles; before period; morning
Dry cough; during measles
In women; before period; morning≡ more ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); morning; during period
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); before period
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); during period≡ more ...
Burning pressure beneath sternum
Constriction and cutting in chest
Debilitating, spasmodic cough; worse, eating sweet things
Child grasps genitals during cough
Asthmatic bronchitis, with constriction of chest
Dyspnoea better as soon as expectoration appears.
Difficult (dyspnea); before period≡ more ...
Pain in small of back
Dull aching about the last dorsal or first lumbar vertebrae; worse sitting
burning along spine
nape of neck weary from writing or any exertion
Tearing in shoulder-blades.
Cracking; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
Pain; while sitting
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; spine; irritation
Pain; aching; while sitting
Pain; aching; neck; evening
Pain; aching; neck; while writing
Pain; burning; while sitting
Pain; burning; spine; while sitting
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); while sitting
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); neck; while writing≡ more ...
Stomach; Hiccough, nausea, vomiting of bitter mucus
Burning in stomach, heartburn from sweet things
Cannot stand smallest quantity of wine
ravenous hunger about 11 A.M ( Sulph.) Great greediness when eating; cannot eat fast enough
Atonic dyspepsia, feeling as if stomach were collapsed.
Pain after a light meal, with tympanitis
Pain in spot beneath naevi
Gurgling and griping; distended
Flatulent colic, with retraction of abdomen ( Plumb.) Enlarged, indurated sore liver
Reflex symptoms from floating kidney
Griping after eating.
Pain; cramping, griping; after breakfast
Pain; cramping, griping; after dinner
Pain; cutting; after breakfast
Pain; cutting; after dinner
Pain; pressing; behind lower ribs; after eating
Bladder; paralysis; in hysterical people
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed); in hysteria
Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; can only pass urine while sitting
Stomach; nausea; after drinking; wine≡ more ...
Hard, small, constipated stool
Cholera infantum, with tenesmus; green mucous discharges
Sudden cessation of diarrhoea, followed by cerebral symptoms.≡ more ...
Can only void urine when sitting bent backwards
Involuntary urination when walking, coughing or sneezing.
Sediment; sand≡ more ...
Male; Testicles swelled, drawn up
Emissions with hypochondriasis
Falling off of hair (pubic)
Drawing in testicles up to spermatic cord.
Female; Ovarian pain, Especially left; can’T keep still ( viburn.) Nymphomania of lying-in women
Menses too late, suppressed; lochia suppressed ( Puls.) Breasts painful
Dry cough before and during menses.
Male; pain; pressing; testes
Male; ejaculation; too soon, premature
Male; sexual passion; increased
Male; sexual passion; increased; excessive
Male; sexual passion; increased; easy excitement of passion
Male; sexual passion; violent
Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); before period
Female; pain; boring; ovaries
Female; pain; boring; ovaries; left
Female; sexual intercourse; desire increased; forcing to masturbation≡ more ...
Lameness, Weakness, trembling and twitching of various muscles
Chilblains ( Agar.) Feet in continued motion; cannot keep still
large varicose veins on legs
Convulsions, With pale face
transverse pains, especially in upper extremity
Soles of feet sensitive
Steps with entire sole of foot on floor.
Hands and feet; chilblains; feet
Movements and positions; jerking; during sleep
Movements and positions; jerking; lower limbs
Movements and positions; jerking; lower limbs; during sleep
Numbness (see tingling); while lying down
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
Numbness (see tingling); wrist
Numbness (see tingling); wrist; in measles
Pain; foot; heel; after drinking wine
Pain; boring; foot; heel; after drinking wine
Pain; burning; leg; shin
Pain; pulling; hip
Pain; sore, bruised; toes; between toes
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; joints
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; joints; transversely
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh; transverse
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh; above the knee; transverse
Pain; tearing; joints
Pain; tearing; shoulder
Pain; tearing; upper arm
Pain; tearing; knee
Perspiration; foot; suppressed
Perspiration; toes; between toes; causing rawness
Restlessness; lower limbs
Restlessness; lower limbs; leg
Restlessness; lower limbs; leg; evening
Restlessness; lower limbs; feet
Restlessness; lower limbs; feet; evening; in bed
Restlessness; lower limbs; feet; while sitting
Skin; chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs
Skin; chicken pox (see swelling); leg
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
Skin; itching; knee; bend of knee
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; herpes
Weakness; lower limbs≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Cries out during sleep; body jerks; wakes frightened, startled
Nervous motion of feet when asleep
Loud screaming out at night in sleep without being aware of it
Somnambulism ( Kali-phos.)≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Frequent, febrile shiverings down back
Profuse sweat on feet.
Continued fever; dazed from fever≡ more ...
Convulsions; when out-breaks on skin fail to break out
Convulsions; when measles-like rash repelled or do not appear
Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; eating
Eating and food; after eating
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; burning externally; bones
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; sticking in muscles
Paralysis; in chronic indigestion
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); during period
Twitching; here and there
Twitching; during sleep
Twitching; of tendons
Weariness (see weakness)
Wine≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.