Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Pulsatilla in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Sharp, jerking, and drawing pains in shoulder-joint, as well as in the arms, hands, and fingers.
Paralytic pains in scapular joint when lifting and moving arms.
Burning sensation in arm in evening or at night, with sensation of dryness in fingers.
Burning heat in hands and arms and in trunk with perspiration down spine (agg.)
R. T. C.).
Pressive heaviness in arms, with sensation of numbness, esp. in hands.
Sensation of tension and swelling and wrenching pain in joints of elbows, hands, and fingers, with rigidity.
Swelling of elbow after a contusion.
Swelling of veins on forearm and hands.
Easy numbness of fingers, principally in morning and at night.
Vesicles between fingers, with pricking pain.
Pain as if caused by panaritium in index.
Itching chilblains on hands.
Pain as from a bruise or from ulceration in the psoas.
Wrenching pain in coxo-femoral articulation, with painful jerks, as in a wound, extending as far as knee, agg. during repose.
Pulling and tension in thighs and legs, agg. in calves of legs, as if tendons were too short.
Pain as from a bruise, with sensation of paralytic weakness in bones and muscles of thighs and legs.
Pain as from subcutaneous ulceration in legs and soles of feet.
Cracking in knees.
Swelling of knees, sometimes chiefly above patella, and often with heat, inflammation, sharp drawing and shooting pains.
Enlargement of knee with local varicosis (relieved.)
R. T. C.).
Weakness and yielding of knee, with tottering gait.
Pulling and great fatigue in legs, esp. knees, with trembling.
Swelling of veins and varices in legs.
Numbness in legs when remaining long standing.
Pain in tibia as from a bruise.
Tension and drawing in calves of legs.
Hot swelling of legs, or only of the back or of soles of feet, sometimes with shooting pains when the parts are touched, and during movement.
Painful sensation of numbness in soles of feet and in balls of the toes.
Red-hot swelling of feet, extending up to calf, with stinging pain.
Swelling of top of foot.
Oedematous swelling of feet, agg. in evening.
Piercing shootings and incisive pains in heels (towards evening).
Shootings in soles of feet and extremities of toes.
The complaints are agg. when one allows the feet to hang down.≡ more ...