Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Berberis Vulgaris in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Frequent eructations, alternating with yawning.
Great lassitude, increases by walking or standing.
Sleepiness by day; feels tired, must lie down.
Restless, dreamful sleep, with frequent waking, and congestion of blood to the head.
Difficult awaking in the morning, succeeded by pains in the head and back, exhaustion, and want of recollection.
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea before breakfast; after dinner.
Eating and drinking
Before dinner chilliness.
After eating solids, belching for hours, and soreness, continuing the whole night.
In muscles tension, shooting, tearing, pulsating, gurgling; sensation as of something alive.
Scraping upon the bones.
Cold feeling at the bones.
Varicose veins on many places.
Arthritic and rheumatic affections, particularly with urinary, hemorrhoidal or menstrual complaints.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Riding in carriage causes pain in foot.
After riding, faintness.
Touch 19, 20, 23. Pressure 21, 46. Rubbing 32. Scratching 4, 46.
Unrefreshed, worn feeling; prostration of both mind and body, in the morning when awaking, also after long sleep.
Exhaustion, even to trembling and shaking of the knees, also undesirous of occupation.
Faintish weakness after walking in the open air.
Gurgling sensation in the muscles, also with feeling as of something alive therein.
Pain, with heaviness and powerless of the affected part.
Pains, as from spraining or wrenching, lifting, or stretching.
Great weakness, like fainting.
Lame feeling all over, with warm feeling in lower part of back or sacrum.
General relaxation, not inclined to do anything.
Temperature and weather
Walking in the open air 43. Head complaints better in the open air. Eye complaints worse in open air. Changes of weather; heavy winds 33.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Chill before dinner; with ice-cold feet dry, viscous mouth, without thirst.
Chill from the face and arms to the back and breast, succeeded by heat, with anxiety and oppression of chest, especially forenoon and evening.
Chill as if in the bones, with warmth of skin.
Coldness of the body, with heat of face, commencing at 11 A.M.; heat and inclination to sweat at night.
With the chill pressure and dulness of the head.
Heat in hands and head in the afternoon.
Transient sensation of warmth at different places.
With the heat, anxiety, oppression of chest, shooting in the head, thirst, and often sore throat.
Inclination to sweat with the exertion.
Right 3, 8, 18, 21, 22, 31, 32. Left 5, 7, 10, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 32. In out 3. Above downwards 21, 28, 31, 34. Below upwards 25. Behind forwards 26.≡ more ...