Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Belladonna in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Pain in thighs and legs, as if beaten and as if carious; fine shooting and gnawing along the bones, with violent tearing in the joints; the pain rises gradually from the ankle to hips, necessitates, while sitting, constant motion and shifting of the feet; is milder when walking.
Loss of co-ordination of the muscles of both upper and lower limbs, very like the heaviness and helplessness of movement observed in first stage of progressive paralysis of the insane.
Stitching pressure on top of left shoulder.
Heaviness and paralytic feeling in upper limbs.
Violent stabbing, as with a blunt knife, below the head of the humerus, from within out.
Drawing pain on inner side of left upper arm.
Tearing pain in humerus.
Bruised pain in upper arm.
Cutting pain in interior of left elbow-joint when walking.
Sharp shooting externally in elbow-joint.
Cutting, tearing in lower muscles of both forearms.
Not able to turn the hand easily and freely on its axis (as when dropping from a glass), turns only by jerks; as from want of synovial fluid in wrist-joint; painless.
Painful drawing in the metacarpo-phalangeal articulation of the left middle finger, as if in the periosteum.
Paralytic tearing in the middle joint of right index finger.
Numbness and prickling in the hands.
Crampy pain in the gluteal muscles, with tension on bending the body forward.
Cutting stitches in the outer muscles of right thigh, just above knee, only when sitting.
Cramp-like pain in right knee near the patella, towards the outer side when sitting.
Sensation in joints of lower limbs, particularly knees, as if they would give way, especially when walking, and more marked when going down hill.
Burning-stinging in knee-joint, worse at night.
Synovitis of knee-joint; intense inflammation; sense of bubbling as from drops of water.
Dull tearing in the legs.
Tremulous heaviness of legs.
Tearing pressure in middle of the inside of the leg, uninfluenced by motion or contact.
Tension in right tarsal-joint while walking in open air.
Pain in metatarsal bones, as if dislocated.
Boring, digging or shooting pains in soles.
Pain as if bruised in the heel when treading thereon.≡ more ...