Otherwise known as quicksilver, mercury has been used in many
civilisations for healing and medicine. Consuming certain mercury compounds can result in
excessive perspiration and saliva and was thought in ancient times to rid the body of
Undiluted mercury is toxic,
however, and can result in poisoning. Symptoms may include nausea, inflammation of the
digestive tract, and kidney failure.
Mercurius Vivus for patients with symptoms of shaking, hot and cold sweats, and
Mercurius Vivus was made as
a remedy by recognizing the reactions of healthy individuals to undiluted doses. The
changes in the individuals were recorded.
When a Homoeopath sees a
patient with a set of similar symptoms to the recorded ones induced by sulphur, they then
prescribe it in an extremely dilute form. In a highly diluted dosage, Mercurius Vivus can
eliminate the symptoms that it creates when it is at full strength.
This Homoeopathic Remedy
Mercurius Vivus is
available over the counter in various potencies, in both liquid and tablet form.
is required for
each particular ailment and for dosages.
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