Application of Boericke’s Repertory in Urinary Tract Infections

Boericke’s Repertory stands as a cornerstone in homeopathic clinical practice, renowned for its practicality and effectiveness. This clinical repertory, encompassing over 8000 symptoms and featuring approximately 1100 remedies, offers a wealth of information for homeopaths. Skillfully navigating Boericke’s Repertory enhances the precision of remedy selection, particularly in cases where clinical conditions may obscure the patient’s characteristic symptoms.

Bericke Repertory facilitates the selection of a remedy based on pathological similarity, causation, modalities, and concomitants.

Boericke repertory is handy in cases with small symptoms with big values, for one-sided diseases, nosological diagnosis, pathological generals & definitely for acute cases.

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common and often painful bacterial infection that affects any part of the urinary system, which includes the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra.

Symptoms include:

  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Frequent Urge to Urinate
  • Urgency to Urinate
  • Cloudy or Strong-Smelling Urine
  • Lower Abdominal Discomfort
  • Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
  • Fatigue and Weakness
  • Fever and Chills:

Why use Boericke Repertory to Solve UTI Cases?

Clinical Focus:

Boericke Repertory is specifically designed to address clinical symptoms and conditions. UTIs often present with distinct clinical symptoms, so this repertory allows homeopaths to focus on the practical and observable aspects of the case.


Pathological Similarity:

UTIs have characteristic symptoms, and Boericke Repertory facilitates the selection of a remedy based on pathological similarity.

Modalities and Concomitants:

Boericke Repertory includes information about modalities (factors that worsen or alleviate symptoms) and concomitants (accompanying symptoms).

Following are some relevant rubrics for UTI in Boericke’s Repertory:

  • Bladder, Inflammation
  • Urine, Albuminous (presence of albumin in urine)
  • Urine, Bloody
  • Bladder, Catarrh
  • Urine, Copious
  • Urine, Cloudy
  • Bladder, Cystitis
  • Bladder, Discharge, Bloody
  • Urine, Offensive
  • Bladder, Pain, Burning
  • Bladder, Pain, Cutting
  • Urine, Sediment, Pus
  • Bladder, Spasms
  • Bladder, Stricture

Case Presentation: Acute UTI

Mrs. A, 35 years, female, has c/c of pain and burning sensation, during urination, accompanied by sharp, cutting pains in the bladder region, frequent urge to urinate, passing only small amounts each time, discomfort and pressure in the lower abdomen persist even after urination.

She mentioned that her urine is cloudy, with a strong, offensive odor. She experienced overall weakness, fatigue, and a mild fever.

She felt better after the application of heat on the lower abdomen which provided some relief.

Her investigations showed pus cells in the urine.

Analysis and Rubrics from Boericke Repertory:

Remedy Selection:

Cantharis 30 BD was selected and prescribed based on the repetorization on Hompath Zomeo, and the patient was better within 2 days of starting the remedy.

Enhancing Utility with Hompath Zomeo:

Integrating Boericke’s Repertory with Hompath Zomeo streamlines the process, providing quick access to information, cross-references, and materia medica. The user-friendly interface enhances efficiency, allowing for confident and rapid remedy confirmation.

While some homeopaths may prioritize constitutional practices and mental symptoms, Boericke’s Repertory remains a practical and underutilized gem, particularly in acute clinical settings.

Its ease of use, combined with its extensive database, makes it an invaluable resource for homeopathic practitioners. With experience and expertise, homeopaths can navigate Boericke’s Repertory skillfully, confidently prescribing even rare and small remedies based on single-remedy rubrics.

Boericke’s Repertory continues to be a reliable companion for homeopaths, offering a practical approach to remedy selection in various clinical scenarios, ensuring the delivery of precise and effective homeopathic care.

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