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Mercurius Vivus - Relationships - Hering

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HPUS indication of Mercurius Vivus: Sore throat

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



Merc Viv Mercur. is often indicated after Belladonna Bellad., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Sulphur Sulphur (as in intercurrent), Lachesis Laches.

After Merc Viv Mercur. are indicated Belladonna Bellad., China Cinchon., Dulcamara Dulcam., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Sulphur Sulphur.

Merc Viv Mercur. and Silica Marina Silic. do not follow each other well.

Ailments from Arsenicum Album Arsen. or Cuprum Metallicum copper vapors, Aurum, Antimon., Lachesis Laches., Belladonna Bellad., Opium, China Cinchon., Dulcamara Dulcam., Mezereum Mezer., Sulphur Sulphur, Calcar.

Merc. praec. rub. preferable in sycosis, also in squamous syphilides, Merc. nit., in pustular syphilides, and Merc. biniod., in tubercular.

Plantago Major Plantago maj. rivals Merc. in toothache caries, tooth feels long and sore; boring, digging pains worse by contact, in cold or in heat; better lying in moderately cool room. Ciliary neuralgia reflex from pains in decayed teeth. Earache, twinging, sharp pains with pain in teeth.

Merc. dulcis in preferable when there is catarrh of the eustachian tube and pharynx; closure of the tube.


Antidotes Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Causticum Kali hydr., Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Aurum, Mezereum Mezer, Carb. veg., Sulphur Sulphur, Iodium Iodum, Guaiacum Guaiac., Dulcum., China Cinchon., Staphysagria Staphis., Ferrum Met Ferrum, Belladonna Bellad., Lachesis Laches.


These are relationship sections of other remedies that refer to Mercurius Vivus. Where the text is greyed out, a relationship with that remedy is already described above.

Aceticum Acidum > relationship
Symptoms of Belladonna Bellad., Merc Viv Mercur. and Lachesis Laches. are aggravated by it.

Aconitum Napellus > relationship
Merc Viv Mercur. follows well in dysentery.

Aesculus Hippocastanum > complementary
Concordances Aloe Socotrina Aloe soc., Collin., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Podophyllum Peltatum Podoph., Sulphur Sulphur (weak spine).

Agaricus Muscarius > relationship
Follow well Belladonna Bellad., Calc Carb Calc. ostr., Merc Viv Mercur., Opium, Pulsatilla Pulsat., Rhus Tox Rhus tox. and Silicea Silicea.

Ammonium Muriaticum > relationship
Similar to its relatives and to Antimonium Crudum Ant. crud. (mucus membranes); Aloe Socotrina Aloe soc. (abdominal symptoms); Arsenicum Album Arsen. (catarrhs); Arg. nitr. (mucus in throat); Calc Carb Calc. ostr. (fat people; coldness between scapulae; profuse menses); Conium Mac Conium (night cough); Causticum Caustic. (stiff joints, contractions of muscles; burning hoarseness); Carb. veg. (hoarseness; burning on chest, etc.); Colocynthis Coloc. (in colic); Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Iodium Iodine; Kali Bich Kali bichr. (stringy mucus, etc.) Kali Chloricum Kali chlor. (catarrh); Causticum Kali hydr. (pimples on the back; etc.) Merc Viv Mercur.; Merc. corr.; Magnesia Muriatica Magn. mur. (especially bloody sputum; crumbling stool; atonic bladder); Nat Mur Natr. mur. (catarrh); Nux Vomica Nux Vom.; Phosphorus Phosphor.; Rhus Tox Rhus tox. (sprains; joints worse sitting, etc.); Senega Seneg. (fat people; mucus secretions; stitches in scapula with lung affections, etc.); Sepia Sepia (blisters about joints; atonic bladder, etc.); Silica Marina Silic.; Sulphur Sulphur.

Antimonium Crudum > relationship
Similar to Apis Mel Apis (skin); Arsenicum Album Arsen. (gastric catarrh, burning eruption, dropsy); Amm. mur. (mucous flux); Bryonia Bryon. (rheumatism, gastric symptoms, effects of heat, etc.); Chamom.; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Ipecacuanha Ipec. (gastric ailments); Merc Viv Mercur.; Nux Vomica Nux vom.; Pulsatilla Pulsat. (gastric symptoms, relief in open air, mind, chills and fever, etc.); Ran. bulb. (horny exanthemata); Rhus Tox Rhus tox.; Sulphur Sulphur; Scilla Maritima Scilla.

Antimonium Crudum > relationship
Polypi with Pulsatilla Pulsat. and Merc Viv Mercur.

Antimonium Crudum > relationship
After Antimonium Crudum Ant. crud. follow well Pulsatilla Pulsat., Merc Viv Mercur., Sulphur Sulphur.

Antimonium Crudum > antidotes
Antidotes to Antimonium Crudum Ant. crud. Calcar., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Merc Viv Mercur.

Apis Mel > relationship
Has been given in alternation in cases when the change of symptoms indicated it with Iodium Iodium in swelling of knee; Sulphur Sulphur in swollen eyes; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar in urticaria; Merc Viv Mercur. in ascites with peritonitis; Lycopodium Lycop. in staphyloma.

Apocynum Cannabinum > complementary
Concordances Acet. ac., Apis Mel Apis (which has no thirst in dropsies); Arsenicum Album Arsen.; Belladonna Bellad.; Bryonia Bryon.; China Cinchon.; Colchic.; Digitalis Purpurea Digit. (dropsy; slow pulse); Elat.; Helleborus Niger Helleb. (hydrocephalus, ascites, etc.); Kali Carb Kali carb.; Lycopodium Lyc., Merc Viv Mercur.; Merc Viv Merc. Sulphur sulph.; Scilla Maritima Scilla; Sulphur Sulphur; Veratrum Album Veratr. alb.

Argentum Metallicum > relationship
Cured gonorrhoea, after Cannab., Copaiva and Merc Viv Mercur. failed.

Argentum Metallicum > relationship
Ailments from abuse of Merc Viv mercury.

Argentum Metallicum > antidotes
Antidotes to Argent. met., Merc Viv Mercur., Pulsatilla Pulsat.

Argentum Nitricum > relationship
Similar to; Aurum; Cuprum Metallicum Cuprum; Kali bichro.; Lachesis Laches.; Merc Viv Mercury; Merc. corr.; Merc Viv Merc. Iodium iod.; Nat Mur Natr. mur.; Nitric Acid Nitr ac.

Argentum Nitricum > antidotes
According to Boenninghausen, as antidotes to Argentum Nitricum Arg. nitr. and also Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., are prominent, Pulsatilla Pulsat., Calcar., Sepia Sepia, and next these three. Lycopodium Lycop., Merc Viv Mercur., Silica Marina Silic., Rhus Tox Rhus tox, Phosphorus Phosphor, and Sulphur Sulphur.

Arnica Montana > relationship
Cognates Aconite Acon., Ammonium Carbonicum Amm. carb;; Croton (swashing in abdomen); Arsenicum Album Arsen.; Baptisia Tinctoria Baptis., Belladonna Bellad.; Bryonia Bryon.; Chamomilla Chamom., China China; Euphras. (injuries to eye); Calend.; Ferrum Met Ferrum; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Hyper.; Hamamelis Virginica Hamam.; Ipecacuanha Ipec.; Merc Viv Mercur.; Pulsatilla Pulsat.; Ranunculus Sceleratus Ran. scel. (pain in intercostal muscles); Rhus Tox Rhus tox.; Ruta Graveolens Ruta; Staphysagria Staphis.; Silica Marina Silic.; Symphytum Officinale Symphyt., Sulphur Sulphur (traumatic pleurisy); Sulphuricum Acidum Sulph. ac;., Veratrum Album Veratr.; Bellis Perennis Bellis. peren. (wounds, boils, etc.; erysipelatous tendency).

Arsenicum Album > antidotes
Arsen. antidotes Carb. veg., China Cinchon., Ferrum Met Ferrum, Graphit., Iodium Iodium., Lachesis Laches., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Veratrum Album Verat.

Arum Triphyllum > compare
Compare Ammonium Muriaticum Amm. mur., Castor Equi Castor., Allium Cepa Cepa, Causticum Kali hydr., Lycopodium Lycop., Mezereum Mezer., Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Silica Marina Silic. (nasal discharge), Arg. nitr., Crocus Sativus Crocus (tongue), Capsicum Annuum Capsic. (throat), Causticum Caustic., Ferrum Met Ferr. Phosphorus Phosph. (hoarseness), Merc Viv Mercur. and Valeriana Valer. (salivation), Merc Viv Mercur. and Bryonia Bryon. (lips and corners of mouth).

Asa Foetida > antidotes
Antidotes to Asaf. Pulsatilla Pulsat., Causticum Caustic., Camphora Camphor, China Cinchon., Merc Viv Mercur., Valeriana Valer.

Aurum Metallicum > antidotes
Antidotes to Aurum Belladonna Bellad., China Cinchon., Cocculus Indicus Coccul., Coffea Tosta Coffea, Cuprum Metallicum Cuprum, Merc Viv Mercur., Pulsatilla Pulsat., Spigel., Sol. nigr.

Aurum Metallicum > antidotes
Aurum antidotes Merc Viv Mercur., Spigel.

Baryta Carbonica > relationship
Cognates Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. tart. (paralysis of lungs); Calc Carb Calc. ostr. (scrofulosis, coryza, etc.); Calcarea Iodata Calc. iod. (large tonsils); Causticum Caustic. (paretic symptoms); Conium Mac Conium (old people); Dulcamara Dulcam. (tendency to catch cold); Fluor ac. (old people); Iodium Iodium (glands); Lycopodium Lycop. (tonsils); Merc Viv Mercur. (colds, glands, diarrhoea); Phosphorus Phosphor; Pulsatilla Pulsat.; Sepia Sepia (ringworms); Silica Marina Silic. (glands, foot-sweat, etc.) Sulphur Sulphur; Tellurium Tellur. (ringworms).

Belladonna > relationship
Bellad. is frequently indicated after Chamomilla Chamom., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Lachesis Laches., Merc Viv Mercur., Phosphorus Phosphor., Nitric Acid Nitr ac.

Belladonna > antidotes
Bellad. antidotes Aconite Acon., Cuprum Metallicum Cuprum, Ferrum Met Ferrum, Hyosc., Merc Viv Mercur., Plumbum Metallicum Plumbum.

Caladium Seguinum > antidotes
Calad. antidotes Merc Viv Mercur.

Carbo Vegetabilis > relationship
Carb. veg. follows well after Sulphur Sulphur and Merc Viv Mercur., when itch is dry; after Veratr. in beginning of whooping-cough; after Lachesis Laches., Kali Carb Kali carb., Sepia Sepia.

Carbo Vegetabilis > relationship
Ailments from abuses of Merc Viv mercury, salt or salt meats.

Carbo Vegetabilis > antidotes
Carb. veg. antidotes effects of putrid meat or fish, rancid fats; China Cinchon., Lachesis Laches., Merc Viv Mercur.

Causticum > relationship
After the abuse of Sulphur sulphur and Merc Viv mercury in scabies, Caustic. may be indicated.

China > antidotes
Antidotes to Cinchon. are Aran. diad., Arsenicum Album Arsen., Carb. veg., Eupat. perf., Ferrum Met Ferrum, Ipecacuanha Ipec., Lachesis Laches., Nat Mur Natr. mur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Pulsatilla Pulsat., Sepia Sepia, Sulphur Sulphur, Veratrum Album Veratr. Cinchon. is frequently indicated in ailments from Arsenicum Album Arsen., Calcar., Coffea Tosta Coffea, Helleborus Niger Helleb., Iodium Iodum, Merc Viv Mercur., Sulphur Sulphur, Veratrum Album Veratr.

Cina > relationship
Ailments from Capsicum Annuum Capsic., or abuse of chinchon. or Merc Viv Mercur.

Cocculus Indicus > relationship
Ailments from Chamomilla Chamom., Cuprum Metallicum Cuprum, Ignatia Ignat., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom. in gastralgia.

Coffea Tosta > relationship
Chronic affections from abuse of coffee require; Chamomilla Chamom., Ignatia Ignat., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Sulphur Sulphur.

Cuprum Metallicum > antidotes
Dynamic antidotes Belladonna Bellad., China Cinchon., Conium Mac Conium, Dulcamara Dulcam., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Ipecacuanha Ipec., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom.

Dulcamara > relationship
Abuse of Merc Viv Mercur. ptyalism; glandular swellings; canker; bronchitis; diarrhoea; susceptible to changes in weather.

Dulcamara > antidotes
Antidotes to Dulcam Camphora Camphor., Cuprum Metallicum Cuprum, Ipecacuanha Ipec., Merc Viv Mercur.

Guaiacum > compare
Compare Rhus Tox Rhus, Mezereum Mezereum, Rhodod., Phytolacca Decandra Phytol., Stillingia, Causticum Kali hydr., Merc Viv Mercur.

Guaiacum > antidotes
Guaiacum; has proved useful after abuse of Merc Viv mercury in rheumatism, gout, contraction; antidoted Causticum Caustic., which had much increased the contraction of limbs in a rheumatic patient; also antidoted Rhus Tox Rhus tox.

Hep Sulph Calc > relationship
After Hep Sulph Calc Hepar the frequently indicated Belladonna Bellad, Merc Viv Mercur., Nitric Acid Nitr ac, Spongia Tosta Spongia, Silica Marina Silic.

Hydrastis Canadensis > relationship
Bad effects from Merc Viv Mercur., or the Kali Chloricum chlorate of potash.

Iodium > relationship
Iodum is frequently suitable in ailments from Arsenicum Album Arsen., Merc Viv Mercur., Calcar. or Argentum Nitricum Arg. nitr.

Iodium > relationship
Iodum follows well after Merc Viv Mercur., and is followed by Kali bichr. (croup).

Kali Bich > relationship
Ailments from vapor of Arsenicum Album arsenic; from Merc Viv Mercur., especially Merc Viv Merc. Iodium iod.

Kali Iodatum > relationship
After abuse of Merc Viv mercury.

Lachesis > relationship
Followed by Arsenicum Album Arsen., Belladonna Bellad., Carb. veg., Causticum Caustic., Conium Mac Conium, Merc Viv Mercur., Lycopodium Lycop.

Lachesis > relationship
Follows Arsenicum Album Arsen., Belladonna Bellad., Merc Viv Mercur., Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar.

Mercurius Corrosivus > antidotes
Merc Viv Merc. subl. antidoted by Silica Marina Silic.

Mercurius Iodatus Ruber > relationship
Merc Viv Mercur. bi-Iodium iod. follows well after Belladonna Bellad. in scarlatina.

Mercurius Iodatus Ruber > relationship
Merc Viv Merc. precipit. rub. is preferable for leaden heaviness in occiput, with otorrhoea.

Mezereum > relationship
Mezer. is frequently indicated against bad effects of Merc Viv Mercur., Nitric Acid Nitr ac; Phosphorus Phosphor.; spirituous liquors.

> antidotes
Opium antidotes Belladonna Bellad., Digitalis Purpurea Digit., Lachesis Laches., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Strychnia, Plumbum Metallicum Plumbum, Stramon., Antimonium Tartaricum Tart. emet.

Nitric Acid > relationship
Nitric Acid Nitr. ac. relieves ailments from Calcar., Digitalis Purpurea Digit., abuse of Merc Viv mercury.

Nitric Acid > antidotes
Antidotes to Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Calc Carb Calc. carb., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Merc Viv Mercur., Mezereum Mezer., Sulphur Sulphur.

Nux Vomica > antidotes
Nux vom. is an antidote to abuse of aromatics, drastics, "hot medicines", narcotics, bad effects of coffee and alcoholic drinks, tremors caused by Merc Viv mercury.

Ptelea Trifoliata > relationship
From Nux Vomica Nux vom, Ptelea is distinguished by repugnance to fat, offensive flatus; from Merc Viv Mercur. by relief of hepatic symptoms when lying on right side.

Pulsatilla > antidotes
It antidotes China Cinchon., Iron, Sulphur Sulphur, Sulphuricum Acidum Sulph. ac;., vapor of Merc Viv mercury, or of Cuprum Metallicum copper, Coffea Tosta Coffea, Chamomilla Chamom., Belladonna Bellad., Colchic., Lycopodium Lycop., Platin., Stramon., Sabadilla Sabad., Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. tart.

Rheum > antidotes
Antidotes to Rheum Camphora Camphor., Chamomilla Chamom., Colocynthis Coloc., Merc Viv Mercur., Nux Vomica Nux vom., Pulsatilla Pulsat.

Ruta Graveolens > antidotes
Ruta antidotes Merc Viv Mercur.

Sarsaparilla > relationship
Sarsap. is frequently used after abuse of Merc Viv mercury.

Sarsaparilla > antidotes
Antidotes to Sarsap. Belladonna Bellad., Merc Viv Mercur.

Sepia > antidotes
Sepia antidote Calc Carb Calc. ostr., China Cinchon., Merc Viv Mercur., Phosphorus Phosphor., Sarsaparilla Sarsap., Sulphur Sulphur, Rhus Tox Rhus-poisoning (with desquamation).

Silicea > antidotes
Silica Marina Silic. antidotes; the abuse of Merc Viv mercury, but does not follow the potentized Merc Viv Mercur. well; Sulphur Sulphur.

Staphysagria > relationship
Abuse of Merc Viv mercury or Thuja Thuja.

Stramonium > relationship
Ailments from vapor of Merc Viv Mercur., Plumbum Metallicum Plumbum.

Sulphur > antidotes
Sulphur antidotes China Cinchon., Iodium Iodium, Merc Viv Mercur., Nitric Acid Nitr ac, Rhus Tox Rhus tox., Sepia Sepia; ailments from the abuse of the metals generally; tremors caused by Arsenicum Album Arsen.

Sulphur > antidotes
Antidotes to Sulphur Aconite Acon., Camphora Camphor., Chamomilla Chamom., China Cinchon., Merc Viv Mercur., Pulsatilla Pulsat., Rhus Tox Rhus tox., Sepia Sepia.

Thuja > antidotes
Thuja antidotes abuse of tea; Merc Viv Mercur., Sulphur Sulphur, Iodium Iodium, Nux Vomica Nux vom.

Thuja > antidotes
Antidote to Thuja Chamom., for nightly toothache; Cocculus Indicus Coccul., for the fever; also, Camphora Camphor., Merc Viv Mercur., Pulsatilla Pulsat., Sulphur Sulphur.

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