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 (i.e. symptoms) 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.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, at menstrual period, from touch, between 5 to 7 P.M.; after dinner, from wine.
BETTER, while eating, discharges, and appearance of eruptions.≡ show all authors ...
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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
shrieking; on waking
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; evening
mood; alternating mood
mood; changeable, variable mood
excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear)
sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn; evening
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
Rolls head from side to side
Bores head into pillow
Automatic motion of head and hands
Forehead cool; base of brain hot
Roaring in head
Starting in fright.
Headache from the smallest quantity of wine
Occipital pain, with weight on vertex
Brain-fag; headaches of overtaxed school children
Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)
affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine
from emotions; nervous
sides; one side
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
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
as from something in eye; like sand in eye; evening
as from something in eye; like sand in eye; night
sore, bruised, tender
stitching, sudden, sharp; corner; inner
Foggy≡ more ...
Tearing, stitches, and external swelling
Discharge of fetid pus.
Too sensitive; to noises
voices and talking≡ more ...
PALE lips, and corners of mouth cracked
Redness and itching eruptions on chin
Tearing in facial bones.≡ more ...
Difficult dentition; child weak; cold and restless feet.
Gums and teeth
Gnashing of teeth
pain; upper teeth
pain; lower teeth
Blisters on tongue
Bloody taste≡ 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
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 ...
Dry cough; morning; before period
after measles; before period
In women; before period; morning≡ more ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); morning; during period
during period≡ more ...
Varicose veins, especially of lower extremities ( Pulsatilla 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
scarlet fever; receding
Becomes sore when lying down; feeling≡ more ...
nape of neck weary from writing or any exertion
Pain; aching; neck; evening
aching; neck; while writing
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); neck; while writing
Pain in small of back
Dull aching about the last dorsal or first lumbar vertebrae; worse sitting
burning along spine
Tearing in shoulder-blades.
Cracking; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
Pain; while sitting
coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
aching; while sitting
burning; while sitting
burning; spine; while sitting
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)
while sitting≡ more ...
Burning in stomach, heartburn from sweet things
Cannot stand smallest quantity of wine
ravenous hunger about 11 A.M ( Sulphur Sulph.) Great greediness when eating; cannot eat fast enough
Atonic dyspepsia, feeling as if stomach were collapsed.
Pain in spot beneath naevi
Gurgling and griping; distended
Flatulent colic, with retraction of abdomen ( Plumbum Metallicum Plumb.) Enlarged, indurated sore liver
Reflex symptoms from floating kidney
Griping after eating.
Pain; cramping, griping; after breakfast
cutting; after breakfast
pressing; behind lower ribs; after eating
paralysis; in hysterical people
retention of urine (see urination delayed); in hysteria
urination; delayed, difficult; can only pass urine while sitting
Pain after a light meal, with tympanitis
Pain; cramping, griping; after dinner
cutting; after dinner
Stomach; nausea; after drinking; wine
Hiccough, nausea, vomiting of bitter mucus≡ more ...
Hard, small, constipated stool
Cholera infantum, with tenesmus; green mucous discharges
Sudden cessation of diarrhoea, followed by cerebral symptoms.
Hard≡ more ...
Can only void urine when sitting bent backwards
Involuntary urination when walking, coughing or sneezing.
Male; Testicles swelled, drawn up
Drawing in testicles up to spermatic cord.
Male; pain; pressing; testes
Emissions with hypochondriasis
Falling off of hair (pubic)
Female; Ovarian pain, Especially left; can’T keep still ( viburn.) Nymphomania of lying-in women
Male; ejaculation; too soon, premature
sexual passion; increased
easy excitement of passion
sexual passion; violent
Female; pain; boring; ovaries
pain; boring; ovaries; left
sexual intercourse; desire increased; forcing to masturbation
Menses too late, suppressed; lochia suppressed ( Pulsatilla Puls.) Breasts painful
Dry cough before and during menses.
Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); before period≡ more ...
Lameness, Weakness, trembling and twitching of various muscles
Chilblains ( Agaricus Muscarius 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
jerking; lower limbs
Numbness (see tingling); while lying down
Pain; foot; heel; after drinking wine
boring; foot; heel; after drinking wine
burning; leg; shin
sore, bruised; toes; between toes
stitching, sudden, sharp; joints
stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh; transverse
stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh; above the knee; transverse
tearing; upper arm
toes; between toes; causing rawness
feet; evening; in bed
feet; while sitting
Skin; chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs
chicken pox (see swelling); leg
skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
itching; knee; bend of knee
out-break on skin; hand; herpes
Weakness; lower limbs≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Frequent, febrile shiverings down back
Profuse sweat on feet.
Continued fever; dazed from fever≡ 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 Phosphoricum Kali-phos.)
when out-breaks on skin fail to break out
when measles-like rash repelled or do not appear
Eating and food; after breakfast
Pain; gnawing, biting
burning externally; internally
burning externally; bones
sudden, sharp; externally
sticking in muscles
Paralysis; in chronic indigestion
In women; symptoms before period
symptoms during period
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); during period
here and there
Weariness (see weakness)
Wine≡ more ...