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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RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Large, pappy, free stools, mostly with tenesmus before and after.
Scanty, thin-formed stool, hard or soft.
Hard stool, like sheep's dung, passed only after much straining.
Intense pain before and with stool, as from constriction in the rectum, preventing passage of faeces.
Frequent urging to stool.
Hemorrhoids, with itching or burning, particularly after stool, which frequently is hard, and covered with blood.
Soreness in the anus, with burning; pain when touched, and great sensitiveness when sitting.
Pressure in the perineum.
Fistula in ano, with itching there; short cough and chest complaints.
Herpes around the anus.≡ more ...