Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Zincum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Dejected and sad.
Peevish, surly and vexed, in the afternoon.
Peevish and surly in the evening, and yet good-humored.
Peevish, taciturn mood, especially in the evening.
Extremely sad and surly.
She looks quite peevish, sullen and out of sorts, also in the morning.
Peevish in the morning (8th d.).
Ill-humored and sad (2d d.).
Fear of thieves or of horrible phantoms, seen while waking, as if in a feverish fancy.
Apprehensive and inclined to weep; it goes off in the evening.
Apprehension and ennui; she seeks company.
Tranquil thoughts of dying, in the afternoon, when weary.
Hypochondriac mood, three hours after dinner, with pressure under the short ribs, especially on the right side; with disinclination to work and discomfort all over the body, but without any trace of flatulence or over-loading of the stomach (aft. 5 d.).
Relaxed mood (aft. 6 d.).
Indifferent (aft. 13 d.).
Aversion to employment, disinclination to work.
Annoyed and anxious.
Peevish and surly for several days; inclined to internal chagrin and vexation; he is generally silent and is annoyed when he has to speak a word.
Moaning for vexation; without any external cause, with pressure in the upper part of the head.
Easily excited to anger, but tranquil.
Easily excited to anger, and much affected thereby.
He would like to have some one, on whom he might wreak his (causeless) anger.
Irritable, easily startled.
The mind is irritable, prone to grieve; he cannot bear to hear any one talk, nor to hear any noise.
Very sensitive to noise.
Every least mental excitement causes an internal tremor.
After a slight mental excitement, a long-continued trembling as from a chill.
Excited imagination (1st d.).
His nerves are affected when others, even persons whom he likes, talk much, and this makes him peevish and impatient.
Very impatient, but without ill-humor.
Restless, unstable mood (aft. 2 d.).
Very changeable mood; at noon, sadness and melancholy; in the evening, contentment and gladness (2d, 3d. d.).
Alternately irritable, easily startled, passionate, despondent, melancholy.
At noon irritable, annoyed, and easily startled; less so in the evening.
Occasionally very merry.
He can frequently laugh very much over a trifle, but is just as ready to get vexed.
Fits of great loquacity.
Very merry, excited mood, especially toward evening.
Out of sorts and indolent during the first days; later on lively and more cheerful.
Cheerful and good-humored.
Good-humored and loquacious.
Incapable (after vomiting) for any work; he feels most comfortable when lying down with closed eyes.
Illusion of fancy, when holding down her head, as if she had a large goitre, which prevented her looking beyond it.
Unconnected ideas (aft. 16 d.).
Difficulty in comprehending and in connecting ideas.
Lack of thoughts and slumberous state of the mind.
Forgetfulness of the things done during the day.
Dizzy, confused and heavy in the head, as if there had not been enough sleep.
Heaviness of the head, as if it would fall off.
Sense of weakness in the head, especially in the eyes (aft. 2, 4 and several days.).
The head feels very much muddled, after meals (aft. 7 h.).
Muddled sensation and painful heaviness of the occiput (aft. ¼ h.).≡ more ...