Berberis Vulgaris

Sticking pains in female urethra, beginning in bladder.
Burning pain in female urethra during and after urinating.
Burning in urethra, along whole length of it.
Pains in external genitals increased by motion.
Violent sticking in left side of abdomen, two fingers breadth from navel, extending in long stitches into left side of vagina ; smarting pain in vagina ; burning, violent pain and soreness in anus.
Shooting-stinging from perineum deep into female parts.
Sensation of burning and soreness in vagina, frequently very sensitive, especially in anterior portion, even extending to labia.
Vagina painful to touch.
Vulva itching and burning ; < walking or sitting, > lying.
Sudden lancinating in vagina, causing her to start, with soreness of wall of vagina to touch, < walking.
Stitches from inside outward, with tenderness of vagina.
Intensely painful vagina ; burning, sore, as if excoriated.
Vagina reddened ; uterus sunken.
During climaxis, burning in urethra.


Sore gums during dentition.


Hoarseness, with pain or inflammation of tonsils.
Tearing in throat, upward, particularly left side, with stiffness.


Oppression, with fluent coryza, mostly at night.
Stitches affecting respiration.
With inhalation, stitching between shoulders, from back through chest.
Shortness of breath when going up-stairs.
Obstruction of breath when raising arm.
Breathing increases colic.
Sensation during inspiration as if something was torn loose.


Tormenting, dry, short cough, with stitches in chest.


Stitches in and around clavicle, also pulsation and burning.
Pressure behind left nipple.
Rawness and soreness in chest, like during catarrh.
Stitches in chest ; increased by deep inspiration, with short, dry cough.
Cutting contraction in chest, to abdomen, compels to bend over.
Stitches in chest (l. side).
Stitches in anterior and middle of breast, particularly when inspiring deeply, attended with a dry, hacking cough.
Drawing-tearing occasioned by stretching arm.
Tearing in chest, particularly in left side, towards shoulders and back.
Shooting pain deep in front of middle chest.
Sticking pain, or sticking pain with pressure in chest.
Violent, sudden, incisive, contractive pain, in front part of chest, extending down to abdomen, obliging him to bend double.
Lancinations from lower dorsal vertebra through chest, arresting breathing.
Deep-seated, acute, lancinating pain in either iliac bone, extending obliquely inward and downward towards small of back, with bubbling stitches darting into part to a considerable depth.


Painful dragging-sticking in region of heart, outward and downward.
Very painful contracting urging-shooting in region of heart, working from in out and up down ; next day palpitation.
Squeezing and stinging about heart.
Stitches about heart.
Frequent palpitation.
Slow, weak pulse.
Pulse slow and weak, or full, hard and rapid.


Stitching, pulsating, pressing, or tensive pains in muscles of chest.
Corrosive feeling in skin of chest.
Itching returns after scratching, with smarting stitches or burning.
Pimples on chest and scapula.
Stitches in gland pectoral and its vicinity.
Pressure behind left nipple.


Sudden stitch darting from side of neck into upper arm.
Tension in neck.
Tearing in throat upward, particularly in left side, with stiffness.
Stiffness in neck half-sided, with a sensation of inward swelling.
Pain as if bruised or swollen, from right scapula to shoulder joint.
Tearing in and between scapula.
Tearing between shoulders, extending to occiput ; increased when lifting.
Tearing between shoulders ; also between shoulders and spine, with oppression of chest ; in point of shoulder blade, from shoulders to loins.
Drawing in shoulders ; stitches between shoulders, particularly when breathing, below left shoulder ; from back through breast, interrupting breathing.
Tearing in spine.
Stitches in spine.
Tearing, pressing ; burning and tension in back.
Pressure in back, as if bones would be pressed asunder, with heaviness, numbness, vibration and warmth, disappearing after expulsion of wind.
Squeezing in back with efforts to stool.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.

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