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BERBERIS VULGARIS

(berb)

BARBERRY BERBERIDACEAE

The renal or vesical symptoms predominate.

Pain in small of back; very sensitive to touch in renal region; < when sitting and lying, from jar, from fatigue.

BURNING AND SORENESS in region of kidneys.

Numbness, stiffness, lameness with painful pressure in renal and lumbar regions.

Pale, earthy complexion, with sunken cheeks and hollow, blue-encircled eyes.

Rheumatic and gouty complaints, with diseases of the urinary organs.

COLIC FROM GALL-STONES.

Bilious colic, followed by jaundice; clay-colored stools; fistula in ano, with bilious symptoms and itching of the parts; short cough and chest complaints, especially after operations for fistulae (Cal. p., Sil.).

 

STITCHING, CUTTING PAIN FROM LEFT KIDNEY FOLLOWING COURSE OF URETER INTO BLADDER AND URETHRA (Tab
right kidney, Lyc).

Renal colic, < LEFT SIDE (Tab. — either side, with urging and strangury, Canth.).

Bubbling sensation in kidneys (Med.).

Urine: greenish, blood-red, with thick, slimy mucus; transparent, reddish or jelly-like sediment.

Movement brings on or increases urinary complaints.

 

Relation
Similar: to, Canth., Lye, Sars., Tab., in renal colic.

Acts well: after, Arn., Bry., Kali bi., Rhus, Sulph.; in rheumatic affections.

 

Aggravation
Motion, walking or carriage-riding; any sudden jarring movement.