It is native of India. Europe and North Asia. A deciduous shrub having roots of pale yellowish externally with sometimes orange shade. The plant is 1-2.5m high and even higher under cultivation with thorny alternate, angular branches. Leaves in tufts, somewhat obovate, more or less pointed. Fruit a scarlet berry, oblong in loose bunches.
It contains berbamine, berberine and other isoquinoline alkaloids.
A homoeopathic tinctureis made from the bark of the root. It is covered by both:
Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India and German Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia. It was introduced by Dr. Hesse.
It acts forcibly on the venous system, producing pelvic engorgements and haemorrhoids. Hepatic and rheumatic affections, particularly with urinary, haemorrhoidal and menstrual complaints. Pain in the region of kidney is most marked; hence its use in renal and vesical troubles, gall stones and vesical catarrh. It causes inflammation of kidneys with haematuria. Pains may be felt all over the body, emanating from the small of back. It has also marked action on the liver, promoting the flow of bile. It is reported. Acts on gallbladder, improving bile flow, reducing pain of gallbladder stones, amoebicide and anti-dysenteric.
Q. 1x to sixth potency
Not to be taken during pregnancy.
Hepatic and rheumatic affections, particularly with urinary, haemorrhoidal and menstrual complaints, pain in the region of kidney is most marked.
|Manufacturer||Dr Willmar Schwabe India Pvt.Ltd|
|Dosage||As Perscribed by the Homeopath|