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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Kidneys and Bladder.
A sticking-digging, or digging-tearing pain in one or the other kidney regions, as if it were suppurating, aggravated by deep pressure.
Drawing pain in the left kidney region.
Tearing, pulsating pain in the right kidney.
Bubbling sensation in the left kidney region, extending across into the abdomen and into the bladder (tenth day).
Burning-itching, biting-smarting pain in the region of the bladder.
Burning pain in the bladder, sometimes when it is full, sometimes when empty, even after urinating, for several times, frequently also in the morning before urinating for the first time.
After urinating, a sensation in the bladder as if one must go again soon, or as if some urine remained behind.
Pinching constrictive pain in the region of the bladder.
Pressive pinching pain in one or the other side of the region of the bladder; on pressure upon it there sometimes arises burning in the whole urethra.
Drawing-sticking pain in one or the other side of the bladder, extending down into the female urethra, often arising in the lumbar region, and extending along the course of the ureters.
Pressive pain in the region of the bladder when filled, and also when empty, and after urinating, very frequently and continuous in three provers.
Violent cutting-tensive pain deeply seated in the left side of the bladder, at last becoming a sticking obliquely in the female urethra, as if in its orifice, lasting a few minutes (twenty-fifth day).
Painful cuttings in the left side of the region of the bladder extend into the urethra, coming from the left kidney along the course of the ureter (nineteenth day).
Cutting constrictive pain in the bladder, sometimes when full sometimes when not full, sometimes immediately after evacuating it.
Violent sticking pain in the bladder extending from the kidneys, only increased by severe pressure after half an hour, without desire to urinate (seventh day).
Tearing-sticking pain in the region of the bladder, especially on the left side, just above the symphysis and extending into it, then passing into the left side of the penis, or also returning higher up.
Violent stitches in the bladder, which compel one to urinate.
Several stitches in the region of the bladder, either when the bladder is full or after urinating, and also at other times (forty-eighth day).
As many as forty stitches in the bladder, pulselike, above the symphysis, at last becoming a slight sticking pain, lasting a short time; returning in a less degree during the next day, when the bladder is not very full (fifty-ninth and sixtieth days).
Burning in the urethra.
Burning pain in the female urethra during and after urinating, though more at other times (seventh day, and very often at other times).
Burning in the urethra, usually more towards the anterior, sometimes also more posteriorly, or along the whole length of it, often continuing for several hours, for the most part more on one side, usually when not urinating, but sometimes also when urinating and soon afterwards.
The morbid urine seems warmer than usual when urinating.
Smarting-burning sensation in the left side of the urethra, with intercurrent bubbling-like shocks.
Momentary constrictive pain in the posterior portion of the urethra.
Pressure when urinating (after two hours).
Cutting pain in the urethra, frequently more upon one side.
Cutting pain in the urethra, after urinating and also at other times (after two hours, and frequently).
Slight sticking in the urethra (after eight hours, and frequently).
Sticking pain in the female urethra beginning in the bladder, sometimes in the middle, sometimes on one side.
Sticking pain in the female urethra, as if a thorn were sticking into it.
Sensitive sticking pain in the urethra, extending into the bladder (third day).
Jerking sticking sensation in the female urethra, with a spasmodic constrictive sensation for several seconds.
Several stitches in the urethra.
Smarting constrictive pain in the urethra.
Smarting in the urethra after coition, once even a sensitive pain in it during ejaculation of semen.
Smarting pain in the urethra and the glans, chiefly towards the forepart and upon one side, or extending into the bladder, returning frequently and continuing a long time; either the urethra pains are caused or aggravated by motion.
Smarting-biting pain in the urethra, frequently with a sensation of soreness, more when not urinating, sometimes transient, sometimes continuous, chiefly in the forepart, but sometimes also extending backwards into the bladder or rectum, frequently more pain on one side.
Bubbling sensation in the posterior portion of the urethra when sitting.
Crawling sensation in the posterior portion of the male urethra (for two minutes).
Itching along the urethra.
Crawling-itching pain in the urethra a few times when not urinating, when the bladder is not full.
Micturition and Urine.
Pressure to urinate (after three hours).
Excessive desire to urinate, especially in the morning immediately after rising.
Pale, yellow urine, either with a slight transparent gelatinous sediment which does not deposit, or a turbid, flocculent, claylike, copious, mucous sediment mixed with a white, or whitish-gray, and later a reddish mealy sediment.
Urine bright-yellow, with a profuse mucous sediment, but was not cloudy (second day),
Dark, dirty, wine-yellow urine, which commonly separates and deposits a copious sediment, as in the previous case, or only gelatinous flakes.
Greenish urine, clear, or just tinged, in the beginning somewhat turbid, depositing only some mucus, but becoming cloudy, but only seldom settles.
Inflammatory red urine, which like the last separates and deposits a thick sediment, seldom remaining unchanged and becoming merely thick.
Blood-red urine, which speedily becomes turbid and deposits a thick mucous and bright-red mealy sediment, slowly becoming clear, but always retaining its blood-red color, with violent pains in the kidneys (in one prover).
During convalescence from the drug-disease the urine has for a long time *a clear mucous sediment.
The changes in the urine vary, increasing and diminishing with the medicinal disease; even on the same day it changes in various ways, it may be even normal; pains in the loins and kidneys frequently accompany the morbid urine, though not always, usually the urine passed first in the morning after rising is cloudy.
Smarting pains in the anterior portion of the left side of the penis coming from the urethra.
The penis seems somewhat shrivelled and retracted.
The mucous membrane of the penis seems to be dry.
Cold sensation in the prepuce and glans at times, also with a somewhat numb sensation.
A pinching constrictive pain extends downwards from the mons veneris along the dorsum of the penis.
Several stitches in the glans.
Fine stitching pain in the penis (for half a minute).
Fine stitching in the penis in the forepart.
Smarting pain in the left side of the penis, more externally, chiefly in the forepart of the mucous membrane of the glans, and in the part behind this spot, when walking and afterwards, also after coition (one hundred and eighth, one hundred and twelfth, and one hundred and twenty-second days, etc.).
Smarting-burning pain in the left side of the penis, especially in the corona glandis.
Smarting-burning pain in the upper part of the right side of the penis.
Smarting-burning itching pain in the prepuce.
Scrotum and Testicles, Sexual Desires.
Sensation of coldness, light tearings in the left side of the scrotum.
Smarting, constricting pain in the left lower portion of the scrotum, lasting six to eight minutes when walking.
Sore pain in the scrotum, especially in the sides, most frequently on the left.
Itching in the scrotum, either simple, or burning, or with fine stitches, at times smarting or crawling.
Burning pain in one or the other testicle, seldom in both, as if they would swell.
Constrictive pain in the testicles and in the spermatic cord, with contraction of the scrotum, as if it would be drawn up against the abdomen; the scrotum is shrivelled and cold, with pressive pain in the testicles.
Drawing-pressive pain in one or the other testicle, seldom in both at the same time, sometimes extending up the spermatic cord.
Pressive pain in both testicles, sometimes in only one, sometimes for only a short time, or for several hours.
Cutting-sticking pain, at times very sensitive, in the testicles, at times in only one, at times in both together.
Single or several stitches in one or the other testicle (fortieth, sixty-third, and ninety-first days, etc.).
Smarting or smarting-burning pain in the testicles, at times in only one, at times in both.
Crawling pain in the testicles, usually in only one (most of the pains in the external genitals are caused and aggravated by motion).
Soft pulpy swelling of the left spermatic cord, especially in the lower portion, several times when walking, with at times drawing, burning, or smarting, or tearing pains, at times also when sitting, with pain extending down into the testicles, especially the epididymis.
Drawing pain in the spermatic cord of the right, frequently of the left side, extending down into the testicles, or up into the abdominal ring.
Smarting pain in one or the other spermatic cord, at one time in the region of the abdominal ring, at another behind it, at another more beneath it, often extending into the testicles.
Twinging pain in one or the other spermatic cord, only at the abdominal ring, or also extending down to the testicles.
Diminished sexual desire in both sexes; the ejaculation of semen during coition is usually too soon, and the desire is weak and passes soon away; in women orgasm is delayed, sometimes associated with cutting or sticking pain.
Pinching constrictive pain in the region of the mons veneris and the bladder, sometimes only on one side, sometimes when full, sometimes after emptying the bladder, immediately, or a long time afterwards.
Tearing pain in the mons veneris coming from the inguinal region.
Twinging-tearing in one or the other side of the mons veneris, sometimes also in this whole region, very frequently.
Burning, itching, or biting, also smarting sensation in the mons veneris.
Smarting-itching pain in the mons veneris.
Sensation of burning and soreness in the vagina, frequently very sensitive, especially in the anterior portion, even extending to the labiae, sometimes only on one side, but frequently also in the upper part in the region of the orifice of the urethra, often continuing a long time (twenty-eighth and thirty-sixth days, etc.).
Smarting pain in the vagina, usually only upon one side, sometimes continuous.
Menstruation appears as usual two days too soon, but lasts only two days; with it and afterwards violent pain in the back and loins. The second time it appears two days too soon, with pains in the back, and lasts only one day and a half.
Menstruation appears at the customary time and normally, but on the third day it ceases, and reappears on the fifth day, but more like bloody water; accompanied with great weakness and violent drawing, sticking headache.
Decided feeling of weakness in the genitals after coition.
A sense of weakness and loss of irritability of the external male genitals after urinating, and also at other times.
Frequent erections (first day).
Smarting-burning pain in the corona glandis.
Stitching pain in the spermatic cord of one or the other side.
Several fine stitches in the spermatic cord.
Smarting-burning pain in the spermatic cord, with several stitches, now on one, now on the other side.
Emission at night, which is usually very seldom.≡ more ...