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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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 Socotrina Aloe; Lycopodium Lycopod.; Nux Vomica Nux.; Sarsaparilla 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.
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Compare: Terebinthina Terebinth.; Benzoic Acid. Benz.-ac.; Ammonia salts, Causticum Caust. In albuminuria compare: Kalmia Latifolia Kalmia; Helonias Dioica Helon; Mercurius Corrosivus Merc. Cor.; Berberis Vulgaris Berb.; Cantharis Canth.
Compare; Lycopodium Lycopod.; Chimaphil.; Berberis Vulgaris Berberis; Pareira Brava Pareira; Uva Ursi Uva; Sabal Serrulata Sabal; Oxydendron; Geum - Water Avens - (Severe jerking pains from deep in the abdomen to end of urethra; affections of bladder, with pains in penis; worse, eating; relaxed mucous membranes, with excessive and depraved secretions; imperfect digestion and assimilation.) Polyctrichum - Hair cap moss - (according to Dr. A.M. Cushing in mother tincture or infusion for enlarged prostate - prostatitis.)
Antidote: Acute Opium poisoning. Atropine and Black Coffea Cruda Coffee. Chronic Opium poisoning. Ipecacuanha Ipecac; Nux Vomica Nux; Passiflora Incarnata Passiflora. Berberis Vulgaris Berberis is useful to counteract opium habit.
Pareira Brava > compare
Compare: Parietaria (renal calculi; nightmare, patient dreaming of being buried alive); Chimaphila (chronic catarrhal congestion following cystitis; acute prostatitis; feeling of a ball in perineum when sitting); Fabiana, see Pichi Pichi (dysuria; post-gonorrhoeal complications; gravel; vesical catarrh); Uva Ursi Uva.; Hydrang.; Berberis Vulgaris Berber.; Ocimum Canum Ocim.; Hedeoma Pulegioides Hedeom.
Sarsaparilla > compare
Compare: Berberis Vulgaris Berb.; Lycopodium Lycop.; Nat Mur Nat-m.; Petroleum Petrol.; Sassafras; saururus - Lizard’s tail - (Irritation of kidneys, bladder, prostate and urinary passages. Painful and difficult micturition; cystitis with strangury). Cucurbita citrullus - Watermelon. Infusion of the seed acts promptly in painful urination with constriction and backache, relieves pain and stimulates flow.