Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

The Arabic Name for this herb is Zebaq.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Paara, Seemaab, Seemab Musafa.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Mercury are Alterative, Anthelmintic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-lice, Anti-microbial, Anti-phlegmatic, Anti-septic, Aphrodisiac, Blood Purifier, Desiccative, Purgative, Sialagogue.


The Indications of Mercury are Bronchitis, Spasms, Phlegmatic Disorders, Cholera, Tuberculosis, Ringworm, Paralysis, Cold, Catarrh, Asthma, Ulcers, Eczema, Syphilis, Rheumatism, Leprosy, Hemiplegia, Cancer, Nervous Disorders, Impotency, Immuno Deficient Disorders, Chronic Blood disorders.

No Contra Indication information is available for Mercury.


The Temperaments of Mercury are 2nd order warm, 3rd Order Dry.

Available Brands

No Brand information is available for Mercury.

Compound Preparations

Mercury is used in the preparation of Dawa-i-Syah Mushil, Dawai Dipti Saheb, Hab Dabba Atfal, Hab Miskeen Nawaz, Kushta Mirgang, Kushta Para, Kushta Tila Kalan, Tilai Almas compounds.


Whole Herb125.000mg

Herb's Description

Mercury. A white metallic element which is liquid at atmospheric temperature. Rarely met free in nature as slivery globule, mostly found as sulphide or native Cinnabar. When free of other compounds or elements, it is mobile, without any taste, insoluble in water, hydrochloric acid or cold sulphuric acid but soluble in nitric acid and hot sulphuric acid. It readily volatilizes at temperature of red heat without any residue, found in market it is associated with impurities like tin, lead and stones. It is thus purified before use

Taste Odor & Occurrence

Taste: Tasteless


No information regarding Mercury's substitute is currently available.

Active Constituents

Mercury's Active constituents:


No information regarding Mercury's antidot is currently available.

Warning & Precautions

Over dose may cause mercurial poisoning characterized by profuse salivation,swollenspongy gums,foul breath,sweeling of tounge,mouth, lips and tounge ulceration and loose teeth. While using mercury is any form under prescriptionit is advised to consumed less salt and water.


Currently no Toxicity information is available for Mercury. (work in progress)