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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FEVER AND CHILL
Shiverings before dinner, and sometimes after, with feet icy cold, mouth dry and clammy, and pains in the l. side of the epigastrium.
Shiverings in the morning in the back, in the arms and in the thighs, followed by burning heat, with giddiness and violent shooting pains in the head, and sore throat; on the third day, sweat, smelling like urine.
Heat in the hands and head in the afternoon, continuing for several days.
Disposition to sweat on the least exertion, esp. in the afternoon, with anxiety.
Thirst, with the mouth dry, esp. in the afternoon.≡ more ...