Mercurius-Heel® S

Mercurius-Heel® S

Tablets Composition:

1 tablet cont.: Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni D10 90 mg; Hepar sulfuris D8, Lachesis mutus D12, Phytolacca americana D4, Ailanthus altissima D3, Echinacea angustifolia D3 30 mg each; Atropa belladonna D4 60 mg.


Furuncles, carbuncles and other suppurations, including, e.g. those in the (peri)tonsillar tissue.


Hypersensitivity to botanicals of the Compositae family.

Side effects:

In isolated cases, hypersensitivity reactions may occur. In rare cases, increased flow of saliva may occur after taking this medication. If this happens, the therapist should be consulted.

Interactions with other medication:

None known.


In general, 1 tablet to be dissolved under the tongue 3 times daily. In acute conditions, initially 1 tablet every 15 minutes, over a period lasting up to two hours.

Package sizes:

Packs containing 50 and 250 tablets.

Pharmacological and clinical notes

Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni (mixture containing essentially mercuroamidonitrate) Suppuration, furuncles, carbuncles, abscesses, phlegmons, empyema, tonsillitis, nasopharangeal catarrh, catarrh of the sinuses.

Hepar sulfuris (calcium sulphide)

Tendency to suppuration, especially on the skin and lymph glands (furuncles, pyodermia, whitlows, phlegmons), tonsillar abscesses, chalazions, hordoleums, haemicrania.

Lachesis mutus (bushmaster) Angina tonsillaris, septic conditions. Phytolacca americana (pokeweed)

Tonsillitis with inflamed, dark red tonsillar ring, parotitis, polyarthritis, glandular  swelling, mastitis, furunculosis.

Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven)

Infectious diseases with septic phase, with prostration, weakness and delirium.

Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leaved cone flower)

Inflammation of all kinds and locations, septic processes, to increase the  mesenchymal defenses.

Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade)

Localized reaction phases (inflammation) of any kind, angina tonsillaris, otitis media, furuncles.

Based on the individual homoeopathic constituents of Mercurius-Heel S, therapeutic possibilities result for the treatment of purulent and abscess forming reaction phases such as furuncles, carbuncles, tonsillar abscesses, sudoriparous abscesses, whitlows, pyodermia, sycosis barbae, alveolar abscesses, pyelitis, enterocolitis, empyema, auxiliary remedy for numerous skin diseases, eczema (weeping) and dermatoses, also for cystitis, balanitis, metritis, Douglas’s abscess (Gynäcoheel, Traumeel S). For pruritus vulvae in addition to Klimakt-Heel, Mezereum-Homaccord, possibly Hormeel  S, etc. Mercurius-Heel S, Arnica-Heel, Traumeel S tablets and possibly also Cruroheel S can often be exchanged for each other with great success in cases where the homotoxic level or symptomatology necessitates the administration of other preparations.

As additional remedies, the following are predominantly suitable: Angin-Heel S, Dulcamara-Homaccord, Lymphomyosot, Belladonna-Homaccord, Veratrum- Homaccord, also Psorinoheel and possibly Sulfur-Heel; in the case of too strong regressive vicariation: Cruroheel S and Arsuraneel.

The dosage is adjusted according to the disease, the symptoms and the stage of the illness: initially massive initial-dose therapy, 1 tablet every 15 minutes, later 3-4 times daily, 1 tablet dissolved on the tongue with additional remedies.