Berberis Vulgaris


Berberis Vulgaris symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Berberis Vulgaris? Keynote indications and uses of Berberis Vulgaris…


COMMON NAME:

      BARBERRY.

Symptoms

      Cold feeling in the prepuce and scrotum (Bromium, Dioscorea, Mercurius).

Acts principally upon the kidneys, bladder and liver (D.).

It is called for when the renal and vesical symptoms are prominent (D.).

Cutting in the bladder, extending down the urethra (D.).

Stitch from the urethra into the bladder (G.).

Tearing pains in the bladder (D.).

Sensation as if some urine remained after urinating (Alumina, Arsenicum, Calcarea, Causticum, Clem., Gelsemium, Hepar, Kali carb., Mag-M., Nux vomica) (Br.).

SHORT COUGH AND CHEST COMPLAINTS, ESPECIALLY AFTER OPERATIONS FOR FISTULAE (Calcarea phos., Silicea) (A.).

Crawling, burning and itching in and about the anus (R.).

Neuralgia of spermatic cords and testicles (Clem., Dioscorea, Ox-Ac., Pulsatilla) (Br.).

Stitch from the urethra into the bladder (G.).

Is useful in liver troubles when there are sticking pains in he region of the gall-bladder; these may simulate gall-stone colic, and are followed by jaundice (Chelidonium, Lycopodium) and clay-coloured stool (Bl.).

Sticking pains under the ribs (D.).

Pressure or sticking pain in the region of the liver (N.).

Pains go from the liver to the abdomen (Chelidonium) (D.).

Fatigued, worn-out expression of the countenance; sunken cheeks; deep-seated eyes, surrounded with bluish borders (G.).

ARTHRITIC AND RHEUMATIC AFFECTIONS, PARTICULARLY WITH URINARY COMPLICATIONS (Benz-Ac., Calcarea, Colchicum, Graphites, Ledum, Lycopodium, Acid nitricum, Sepia, Sulphur) (N.).

Empty or bilious eructations (Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (G.).

FISTULA IN AND, WITH STICKING IN THE PARTS, PARTICULARLY IF COMPLICATED WITH COUGH (N.).

Frequent or constant desire for stool (Nux vomica) (F.).

Hard stools like sheep dung; or soft, easy stools, with burning in anus (G.).

Burning pain in the urethra before, during and after urination ( Cannabis indica, Cantharis, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Pulsatilla( (K.).

Burning pain in the urethra, ameliorated after urination (Bryonia, Cocc.).

URETHRA BURNS WHEN NOT URINATING (Asafoetida, Bryonia, Clem., Graphites, Mercurius, Staphysagria, Sulphur, Thuja) (Br.).

URINE: THICK, TURBID, YELLOW; RED, MEALY, SANDY OR SLIMY SEDIMENT (B.).

RENAL COLIC (Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Ocim., Pulsatilla, Sarsaparilla, Thuja) (K.).

PAINS EXTEND DOWN THE BACK, AND DOWN THE URETERS THE BLADDER (D.).

BUBBLING SENSATION IN THE RENAL REGION (N.).

STICKING, TEARING PAINS IN THE RENAL REGION; WORSE FROM DEEP PRESSURE (D.).

LUMBAGO (Calcarea, Calcarea fluorica., Kali-P., Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Rhus toxicodendron, Sulphur) (B.).

The lumbar region is very painful; pain radiates in all directions (D.).

THE BACK FEELS STIFF AND NUB, AND THE PAINS RADIATE FROM THE KIDNEYS TO IT (D.).

PAINS RADIATING FROM THE RENAL REGION AND EXTENDING TO THE THIGHS (N.).

BRUISED PAIN, WITH STIFFNESS AND LAMENESS IN SMALL OF BACK; RISES FROM SEAT WITH DIFFICULTY (N.).

Backache in the region of the kidneys; worse while sitting or lying, and in the morning in bed (Calcarea, Lycopodium, Sarsaparilla) (N.).

Backache, extending to the pelvis and posterior portion of the thighs (N.).

BERBERIS is one of the great remedies for patients who suffer from what is known as the “lithic acid diathesis: (R.).

Movement brings on or increases the urinary complains (A.).

Renal colic, worse in the left side (Tabacum; either side, with urging and strangury-Cantharis; worse in the right side-Lycopodium) (A.).

Burning and soreness in the vagina (Apis., Cantharis, Kreosotum, Merc-C., Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (Br.).

VAGINISMUS (Aconite, Belladonna, Cact., Cantharis, Ferr-P., Hamamelis, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Magnesia phos., Nat- M., Nux vomica, Platina, Plb., Pulsatilla, Silicea) (Br.).

Cutting pain in the vagina, during coition (Ferr-M.) (Br.).

SEXUAL DESIRE DIMINISHED IN FEMALES (Agn., Bar-C., Causticum, Ferrum, Graphites, Helonias, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum) (Br.).

Menses scanty, with pain preceding the flow (Caulophyllum, Pulsatilla, Sepia).

Headache, aggravated by movement, and relieved in the open air.

Melancholy, inclination to weep (Ignatia, Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Stann.).

Inflammation of the tonsils and pharynx, with swelling and fiery redness, and a sensation as if a lump were lodged in the side of the throat.

Unrefreshing sleep (Nux vomica).

Perspires easily from the least exertion (Agaricus, Calcarea, China, Ferrum, Graphites, Iodium, Kali carb., Kali-P., Lycopodium, Natrum carbonicum, Psorinum).

AGGRAVATION:

      From motion; while walking; from carriage-riding; from any sudden, jarring movement; from lying down; and from deep pressure.

Adolph Lippe
Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)