Keynotes and Characteristics - H C Allen


Mezereum homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic Mezereum

Mezereum  suited For light-haired, irresolute persons of a phelgmatic temperament.

Eczema and itching eruptions after vaccinations.

Hypochondriacal and despondent; indifferent to everything and every one; angry at trifles and perfectly harmless things, but is soon sorry for it.

Toothache: in carious teeth ( Kreosotum ); feel elongated, dull pain when biting on them and when touched with tongue, < at night; > with mouth open and drawing in air; roots decay (rev. or Mercurius ).

Headache, violent after slight vexation; painful on the slightest touch; right sided.

The head is covered with thick, leather-like crust, under which thick and white pus collects here and there; hair is glued and matted together; pus after a time is ichorous, becomes offensive and breeds vermin.

Mezereum  suited For Ulcers with thick, yellowish-white scabs, under which thick, yellow pus collects.

Vesicles appear around the ulcers, itch violently, burn like fire ( Hepar ); shining, fiery-red areola around.

Linen or charpie sticks to the ulcers, they bleed when it is torn away.

Eczema: intolerable itching, < in bed and from touch; copious, serous exudation.

Neuralgic burning pains after zona.

Mezereum  suited For Bones, especially long bones, inflamed, swollen; nightly pains going from above downwards; after abuse of Mercurius , after venereal diseases; caries, exostoses, tumors soften from within out.

Pain in periosteum of long bones < at night in bed, least touch, in damp weather ( Mercurius , Phytolacca ).

Mezereum  suited For Child scratches face continually, which is covered with blood; eruptions moist; itching worse at night; inflammatory redness of face.

Relations. – Compare: Causticum , Guaiac. , Phytolacca , Rhus.

Aggravation. – Cold air; cold washing; at night; touch or motion; bad effects of mercury or alcohol.

Epidemics occurring in January or February often call for Mezereum.

About the author



Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.