Berberis Vulgaris - Modalities EtcBarberry, Berberis, Berber
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Berberis Vulgaris may help, unprocessed Berberis Vulgaris may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Berberis Vulgaris in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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(Forenoon), Chilliness on back; from 11 o'clock, on chilliness in hands, etc.; creeping chills, etc.
(Towards afternoon), Troubles with the eyes.
(Afternoon), Symptoms in general; 4 P.M., till going to sleep, anxious mood, etc.; inflammation of eyes; from 12 o'clock, burning in eyes; 3 o'clock burning in eyes, etc.; red spot on face, etc.; thirst; pain in abdomen; itching in skin of knee, etc.; heat in hands, etc.; heat in head; inclination to sleep.
(Night), Oppression of chest; on going to bed, bubbling sensation in arm; when falling asleep, workings on left thigh; pain across left knee; heat.
(After midnight), Very profuse sweat.
(Open air), Most of the eye troubles.
(Going from house into open air), Feeling as if rain dropped on face.
(Bending finger), Pain in joint of finger; burning in joint of finger.
(Before breakfast), Nausea, etc.
(Breathing), Pain in upper abdomen.
(Deep breathing), Pain in middle of chest.
(After coition), Smarting in urethra; feeling of weakness in genitals; pain in left side of penis.
(Going into cold air), Creeping chilliness.
(Before dinner), Chilliness, etc.
(After dinner), Nausea.
(After eating), Sour taste; bitter taste; sleepiness; heat in head.
(During ejaculation of semen), Pain in urethra.
(After exerting arm), Pain in left forearm.
(After exerting hand), Pain in wrist; stitch in left palm.
(Extending arm), Pain in tendon of biceps; sensation in surface of elbow.
(On long continued grasping with right hand), Pain in flexor muscles, etc.
(Taking hold of foot), Pain in right toe joints.
(Hanging down the hand), Pain in surface of forearm.
(Inspiration), Pain below false ribs; pain between shoulder-blades.
(Lifting arm), Pain in tendon of biceps.
(Lying), Symptoms in region of kidneys; bubbling sensation; in lumbar region; sensation in sacrum; bruised, etc., feeling in sacrum.
(Lying down in bed), Shivering.
(Moving eyes), Pain in eyes.
(Moving arms backward), Pain in left shoulder.
(Pressure), Pain in region of gall-bladder; pain in right shoulder-blade; pain in left shoulder; bubbling sensation in muscles of arm; pain in right middle finger-joint; tearing in ring finger; tearing in left finger; tearing in left thumb; tearing in right tibia.
(Deep pressure), Pain in region on side of navel; pain in kidney region; pain in bladder.
(On raising foot), Violent pain.
(On beginning to read or write), Painful sensation.
(When reading by lamplight), Twitching in lids.
(On rising from sitting), Anxious sensation; bubbling sensation in lumbar region; sensation in lower extremities; sensation in knees; pain in calves.
(On rising from stooping), Whirling vertigo, etc.; kidney symptoms in general.
(When running), Pain in left ankle.
(Scratching), Itching on back of foot.
(When sitting down), Pain in right poplietal space, etc.
(When sitting and hanging the foot), Stitches in left tendo Achillis.
(Speaking), Pain in left tonsil.
(When stamping), Cramp in left poplietal space.
(On standing a long time), Anxious sensation; sensation of suppuration in the heels.
(When stepping), Cramp in left poplietal space; stitch in right malleolus; tearing in balls of feet; pains in heel.
(After stool), Sensation as if one must soon go again, etc.
(Stretching), Tension in knee-joint; stitches between metatarsal bones.
(Swallowing), Pain in left tonsil.
(Empty swallowing), Pains in throat.
(Touch), Pain in right temple; pain in upper abdomen; pain between metacarpal bones; pain in middle finger; pain in left thigh.
(After urinating), Sensation in bladder as if one must go again soon.
(After a walk), Attacks of faintness.
WORSE, motion, Standing. It brings on, or increases, urinary complaints.
Rising from sitting
(Afternoon), Tearing in kidney region.
(Evening), Increased appetite.
(Open air), Head symptoms generally; pain in forehead.
(Drinking water), Scraping in throat.
(Eating and drinking), Dryness in mouth, etc.
(Rest), Pressure in eyes, etc.; pain in right shoulder-blade; pain in right knee; pain in left knee-joint.
(Stretching or exerting muscles), Pain in walls of chest.
Desires and aversions
Thirst, with dryness, of the mouth.
Great thirst, alternating with aversion to drink.
Appetite either increased or decreased.
Affected by the slightest exertion, which also excites breaking out of sweat.
Motion 22. Raising arm 26. Walking 19, 43. Ascending 26. Exertion 32, 43. Lifting 43. Stretching 43. Rising 2, 31. Standing 19, 33, 43. Stooping 2, 3. Sitting 20, 31. Lying 31, 37.
Morning 3, 7, 12, 16, 21, 31, 37, 43. Forenoon 40. 11 A.M 40. Afternoon 3, 16, 40. Twilight 1, 2. Evening 40. Night 15, 26, 40. Midnight 32.