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Berberis Vulgaris
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Berberis Vulgaris

Barberry, Berberis, Berber


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HPUS label indication: Itching
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Below are the strongest indications of Berberis Vulgaris based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

Rapid changes of symptoms - pains change in regard to place and character - thirst alternates with thirstlessness, hunger, and loss of appetite, etc. Acts forcibly on the venous system, producing pelvic engorgements and hemorrhoids.
Hepatic, and rheumatic affections, particularly with urinary, hemorrhoidal and menstrual complaints.
Old gouty constitutions. Pain in region of kidneys is most marked; hence its use in renal and vesical troubles, gall-stones, and vesical catarrh. It causes inflammation of kidneys with haematuria. Pains may be felt all over body, emanating from small of back. It has also marked action on the liver, promoting the flow of bile. Often called for in arthritic affections with urinary disturbances. Wandering, Radiating pains. Acts well in fleshy persons, good livers, but with little endurance. Spinal irritation. All Berberis Vulgaris pains radiate, are not worse by pressure, but worse in various attitudes, especially standing and active exercise.
WORSE, motion, Standing. It brings on, or increases, urinary complaints.
Relationships
Compare: Ipomea - Convolvulus Duartinus - Morning Glory. - (Pain in left lumbar muscles on stooping. Kidney disorders with pain in back. Much abdominal flatulence. Aching in top of right shoulder renal colic; aching in small of back and extremities), Aloe; Lycopod.; Nux.; Sarsap. Xanthorrhoea arborea (severe pain in kidneys, cystitis and gravel. Pain from ureter to bladder and testicles; pain in small of back returns from least chill or damp). Xanthorrhiza apifolia - Shrub Yellow Root - Contains Berberine. Dilatation of stomach and intestines, atony, enlarged spleen.
Antidotes: Camphor; Bell.

    HEAD (click for more)

Sensation of a tight cap pressing upon the whole scalp.
Chilliness in back and occiput
Frontal headache
Listless, apathetic, indifferent
Puffy sensation, feeling as if becoming larger
Tearing pain in auricle, and gouty concretions
Vertigo with attacks of fainting

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Crawling in nostrils.

Dry; obstinate catarrh of left nostril

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Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
Skin; discoloration; pale

Sunken

Pale, sticky

Sunken cheeks and eyes, with bluish circles.

    MOUTH (click for more)

Diminished saliva

Sticky sensation

Sticky, frothy saliva, like cotton ( Nux Mosch.) Tongue feels scalded; vesicles on tongue.

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Stitches in region of gall-bladder; worse, pressure, extending to stomach

Heartburn.

Bladder; gall stones
Bladder; pain; burning
Bladder; pain; on moving
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire)

Kidneys; numbness, region of kidneys
Kidneys; pain
Kidneys; pain; aching; region of kidneys
Kidneys; pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
Kidneys; pain; digging; region of kidney, aggravated by pressure
Kidneys; pain; region of; extending to other parts; thighs
Kidneys; pain; shooting (see sudden, sharp); region of kidneys
Kidneys; pain; shooting (see sudden, sharp); sore, bruised
Kidneys; pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking
Kidneys; pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking
Kidneys; pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking; extending to other parts; bladder
Kidneys; pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking; extending to other parts; down ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
Kidneys; pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking; radiating
Kidneys; pain; tearing
Kidneys; pain; tearing; radiating
Kidneys; pain; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder); extending to other parts; into urethra (urinary part of genitals)
Kidneys; pain; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder); radiating from kidney region

Pain; groin region
Pain; liver; colic, gall-stones
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Catarrh of the gall-bladder with constipation and yellow complexion

Sticking deep in ilium.

Stitching pain in front of kidneys extending to liver, spleen, stomach, groins, Poupart’s ligament

Stomach; Nausea before breakfast

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Pain; burning
Pain; soreness

Skin and lining; fistula (additional hole)

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Burning pains

Urinary Organs.

Frequent urination; urethra burns when not urinating.

Pain in the thighs and loins on urinating

Bubbling, sore sensation in kidneys

Constant urging to stool

Diarrhoea painless, clay-colored, burning, and smarting in anus and perineum

Fistula in ano.

Pain in bladder region

Sensation as if some urine remained after urinating

Tearing around anus

Urine with thick Mucus and bright-red, mealy sediment

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Cloudy
Cloudy; soon after passing

Sediment; clay-coloured
Sediment; cloudy
Sediment; copious
Sediment; fluffy, woolly
Sediment; grey; whitish-grey
Sediment; like jelly
Sediment; mealy
Sediment; mucous
Sediment; red; bright
Sediment; thick
Sediment; white

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Female; Pinching constriction in mons veneries, vaginismus, contraction and tenderness of vagina

Burning and soreness in vagina

Desire diminished, cutting pain during coition

Female; pain; burning; vagina
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; vagina

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning

Leucorrhoea, grayish mucus, with painful urinary symptoms

Male; Neuralgia of spermatic cord and testicles

Menses scanty, gray mucus, with pain in kidneys and chilliness, pain down thighs

Neuralgia of ovaries and vagina.

Smarting, burning, stitching in testicles, in prepuce and scrotum.

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Hoarseness; polypus of larynx

Difficult (dyspnea); raising arms

Tearing stitches in chest and region of heart.

    BACK (click for more)

Numbness; lumbar (lower half of back)

Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; as though crushed; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; pelvis; back of pelvis and thighs
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; thighs
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; thighs; back of thighs
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; to front; around abdomen
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); on rising from a seat
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); rheumatic pains
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while sitting
Pain; rising from sitting
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); while lying down
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); while sitting
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; spine; extending to other parts; down
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; outward around abdomen
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); radiating
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; spine
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; spine; extending down small of back to region of bladder
Pain; with rigidness

Stiffness

Tension; lumbar (lower half of back)

Em.) Metatarsus and metacarpus feel sprained

Lumbago ( Rhus; Tart

Numb, bruised sensation

Post-operative pain in lumbar region; soreness with sharp pain following course of circumflex iliac nerve to bladder with frequent urination.

Sticking pain in region of kidneys radiating thence around abdomen, to hips and groins

Stitches from kidneys into bladder

Stitches in neck and back; worse, respiration

Tearing, sticking with stiffness, making rising difficult, involving hips, nates, limbs, with numbness

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Neuralgia under finger-nails, with swelling of finger-joints

Heaviness; lower limbs
Heaviness; lower limbs; while walking

Stiffness; lower limbs
Stiffness; lower limbs; after walking; in open air

Swollen; knee

Heels pain, as if ulcerated

Intense weariness and lameness of legs after walking a short distance.

Pain in balls of feet on stepping

Rheumatic paralytic pain in shoulders, arms, hands and fingers, legs and feet

Sensation of cold on outside of thighs

Stitching between metatarsal bones as from a nail when standing

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Cold sensation in various parts, as if spattered with cold water

Warmth in lower part of back, hips, and thighs.

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Itching, burning and smarting; Worse, scratching; better, cold applications

circumscribed pigmentation following eczematous inflammation.

Eczema of ANUS and Hands

Flat warts

Small pustules over whole body

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

Numbness; externally

Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; internally

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; full
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard
Pulse; slow
Pulse; weak
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Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.

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