Mercurius vivus

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  • This is the remedy for the “mercurial” personality.


(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Acute infections with inflamed mucous membranes
  • Gum inflammations
  • Intestinal pains
  • Sinus, nose discharges
  • Acute diarrhea

Emotional complaints:

  • Mood swings, ADHD
  • Running from one project to another.
  • The “sanguine” type
  • Prone to frequent “white lies”
  • Gossipy, the messenger who forever passes on the news