Barberry, Berberis vulgaris - Benefits, Symptoms, Side Effects, Indications

Berberis : Greek and Arabic doctors have already worked with Berberis applications in antiquity. The plant comes from the European area but is spread around the world. It grows in light woods and on calcareous hills in bushes. Characteristic are their red berries. Berberis is also planted as an ornamental shrub in gardens.

The homeopathic remedy Berberis is made from the root cortex of the Sauerdornstrauches. It is used for digestion problems, complaints of the excretory organs, but also for renal insufficiency or itching inflammation of the skin.

Berberis also helps with urinary tract infections, in particular with burning pain in the urethra or when the pain radiates very far in all directions. Berberis vulgaris also helps with gout, skin diseases, and rheumatic complaints.
Overview to Berberis :-
  • German name: Sauerdorn
  • Type of substance: Vegetable
  • Typical potencies: D2 - D12
  • Abbreviation: Berb.
Commonly used in the :- kidney and urinary tract, liver, gallbladder.
Proven at:
  • Gout 
  • Rheumatic diseases 
  • Urinary tract infections 
  • Acne 
  • Nesselucht
Common symptoms (leading symptoms) :-
  • The affected person has a frequent urge to urinate.
  • The urethra is burning. 
  • The urine is slimy and reddish.
  • The affected person has persistent kidney pain or back pain.
  • The affected person is weak, pale, has dark eye rings.
  • The person concerned has a feeling of bruise and weakness.
  • The affected person has pain in all limbs, muscles, and joints.
  • The affected person has kidney, gall bladder, and bladder pain, as well as feelings of pain in the liver.
  • The affected person has colorectal to pricking pain, which radiates into other body regions.
  • The affected person has neuralgia in all possible body regions.
  • The affected person has kidney stones, as well as stabbing pain, which radiates.
  • The affected person has pain that emanates from the ureters to the testicles, urethra or thighs.
  • The affected person has bladder pain, a strong urge to urinate, it improves by movement.
  • The affected person has a cruel pain, occurring with sudden stabbing pain, which radiates to the back of the thighs. 
  • The affected person has migrating arthritis.
  • The affected person has sudden and painful stitches in his extremities.
  • The affected person has abdominal pain.
  • The affected person suffers from burning and cutting pain during urination. 
  • The affected person has varying bowel movements.
  • The affected person has great nausea.
  • There is a tendency to stone in the kidneys and/or also in the bile. 
  • The affected person has strong urination.
  • The affected person suffers from rheumatic pain, as well as stiffness and a typical bruising sensation, he is generally weak.
  • The affected person has a brick sentence in the urine.
  • The affected person suffers from painful pains in the kidney area that radiate into the bladder.

Areas of application of Berberis

  • In diseases of the liver and gall bladder,
  • Psoriasis, joint pain, itching, itching,
  • Pallor,
  • Fatigue,
  • Rheumatoid arthritis,
  • Frequent urination,
  • Bubbles,
  • Skin rash,
  • Urge to urinate,
  • Back pain,
  • Bile stones,
  • Uric acid deposits,
  • Headache in renal disease with stimulant stones grit,
  • Acne, rough skin,
  • Joint pain,
  • Uric acid excess,
  • Joint complaints,
  • Burning when letting water,
  • Eczema poisoning,
  • Urination,
  • Bubble stones cutting pain dark urine,
  • Gout chronic all limbs,
  • Muscle rheumatism,
  • Renal failure,
  • Gout,
  • For renal and urinary tract diseases,
  • Kidney stones,
  • Skin diseases,
  • Joint inflammation,
  • Itching at the anus high uric acid,
  • Kidney grief,
  • Itching,
  • Hemorrhoids,
  • Loss of appetite,
  • Bladder infections,
  • Itching on the hairy head with strong itching of the forehead,
  • Rheumatism,
  • Liver and kidney disorders,
  • Prostate inflammation acute cross pain kidney pain,
  • Irritation bladder Pain in the throat,
  • Exhaustion,
  • Kidney inflammation,
The suffering is improved by : Quiet

The suffering is worsened by :
  • Standing and sitting
  • Move
  • vibration
  • effort

Homeopathic Indications of Berberis vulgaris

Homeopathic medicine Berberis well helps in diseases of the nervous system, including the fear and anxiety, headaches, and all sorts of dizziness, drowsiness and poor memory, depression, neurasthenia, and not only.

From eye ailments, Berberis homeopathic indicated for dryness and burning in the eyes, as well as the feeling of sand and acute pain.

Diseases of the respiratory system, including rhinitis, tonsillitis, and vocal cord polyps are the indications for use of the drug.

Further, Berberis is used as a homeopathic remedy for diseases of the digestive tract such as the disease, vesicular rash, feeling of dryness in the mouth, heartburn, constipation, hemorrhoids and other.

As mentioned above, Berberis has a strong effect on the liver, however, indicated for colic and pain in the gall bladder.

The drug copes with various diseases of the genitourinary system, including kidney stones. Appointed in gout and skin diseases, including pruritus, rash, eczema, and hives.

Finally, Berberis is an effective homeopathic remedy, helps with women's diseases. Successfully used as a cure for endometritis, neuralgia of the ovaries and vagina, is indicated for all sorts of the pain of female genital mutilation.

Acne, rough skin :-
  • There is persistent acne.
  • Berberis D 6: Twice daily until an improvement occurs a tablet.
Side Effects:- Hypersensitivity reactions (eg, burning, itching, redness) have occurred in some patients using topical dosage forms.

Doses application Berberis :- Homeopathic remedy Berberis is used in the 1x, 2x, 3x, 6, 12 and 30 breeding. Everything depends on the symptomatic picture. For example, in the case of colic assigned 3x dilution, while the neuralgic pain helps 6 dilution.

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