Mountain Grape, BERBERIS AQUIFOLIUM – MAHONIA – a remedy for the skin, chronic catarrhal affections, secondary syphilis. Hepatic torpor, lassitude and other evidences of incomplete metamorphosis; stimulates all glands and improves nutrition.
Head.–Sensation of a band just above ears. Bilious headache. “Scald head”. Scaly eczema.
Face.–Acne. Blotches and pimples. Clears the complexion.
Stomach.–Tongue thickly coated, yellowish-brown; feels blistered. Burning in stomach. Nausea and hunger after eating.
Urine.–Stitching, crampy pains; thick mucus, and bright-red, mealy sediment.
Skin.–Pimply, dry, rough, scaly. Eruption on scalp extending to face and neck. Tumor of breast, with pain. Psoriasis. Acne. Dry eczema. Pruritus. Glandular induration.
Relationship.–Carbol acid; Euonym; Berb vulg; Hydr.
Dose.–Tincture in rather material doses.
Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901) William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.