Mercurius Jodatus Flavus in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Mercurius jodatus flavus?

The homeopathic remedy Mercurius jodatus flavus is mainly used for purulent or ulcerated inflammation of the throat, mouth or nose. A localization on the left side is typical.

Leading symptoms

  • Thick yellow coated tongue
  • Sore throat with severe swelling of the parotid and cervical lymph glands
  • Legal Complaints
  • Persistent urge to swallow
  • Painful swallowing

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Mercurius jodatus flavus?

Mercurius jodatus flavus adults are very sensitive to smells. They are moody or sad. When they get angry they tend to destroy something.

There are no observations on the children of Mercurius.

What are typical areas of application for Mercurius jodatus flavus?

  • sore throat
  • tonsillitis
  • aphthous ulcers
  • Sniffles

Areas of application in detail

Sore throat

Ulcerated and purulent sore throat on the left side. The cervical lymph nodes are swollen. The throat is discolored dark red. Swallowing hurts. There is mucus in the throat that forces you to clear your throat. Patients feel a lump in their throat. The neck is stiff, turning is difficult.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6 


Left-sided tonsillitis with dark red throat and severe pain.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Mouth discomfort

toothache. Swollen and inflamed gums. aphthous ulcers Patients suffer from increased salivation.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


Runny nose with accumulation of mucus in the nose and hearing loss. The nasal mucous membranes are swollen.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Application information

Dosage forms of Mercurius jodatus flavus

Mercurius jodatus flavus is prescribed as globules.

Dosage of Mercurius jodatus flavus

Mercurius jodatus flavus D12 is taken once or twice a day as needed. In the potency C30, the remedy is prescribed for chronic complaints. It is taken only once and may be repeated again after a few weeks.

Mercurius jodatus flavus should only be taken under medical supervision in the case of thyroid disorders.

Effect of Mercurius jodatus flavus

Mercurius jodatus flavus acts on the mucous membranes of the airways.

Mercurius jodatus flavus during pregnancy

Mercurius jodatus flavus is not used for typical pregnancy symptoms. However, it can also be taken during pregnancy for purulent or ulcerative inflammation of the airways. However, this should only be done under medical supervision.

Mercurius jodatus flavus for the baby

Mercurius jodatus flavus is used in children, especially for right-sided throat and tonsillitis.

Mercurius jodatus flavus for dog, horse and cat

Mercurius jodatus flavus is not usually used on animals.

Side effects of Mercurius jodatus flavus

Taking Mercurius jodatus flavus can lead to increased salivation. The drug should then no longer be taken.

Similar remedies to Mercurius jodatus flavus

Mercurius solubilis

In acute diseases, Mercurius solubilis and Mercurius jodatus flavus are very similar. However, if the symptoms are particularly pronounced on the right side of the body, this is a sign of Mercurius jodatus flavus.

Prescription: Mercurius jodatus flavus requires a prescription up to and including the potency D3.


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