Bryonia


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Bryonia

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy used primarily for acute conditions of slow onset; it has also been used internally for arthritis, breast-feeding-related mastitis, bursitis, colds with congestion, colic, cough, gastrointestinal complaints (including constipation, gastritis, nausea and vomiting), headache, inflammation of the serosa, influenza, low back pain, and rheumatic complaints.

There is no peer-reviewed data that suggest that homeopathy provides any effective therapy.

Bryonia

a genus of the plant family Cucurbitaceae. Contains a toxic oil bryonin. Causes diarrhea in cattle and purgation or constipation, sweating, diuresis and convulsions in horses. Includes B. dioica (B. cretica var. dioica, white bryony).
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The authors suggest that Schisandra and Bryonia induced an increase in physical performance which could be due to their stimulatory effect on NO production, which adapts the organism to heavy physical exercise (Panossian 1999).
Conditions in which bryonia is used include acute and chronic infectious diseases, backache, body aches, cough, diarrhea, diuretic, dizziness, emetic, fatigue, fever, flu, gastrointestinal disorders, headache, joint pain, liver disorders, lumbago, metabolic disorders, migraine headache, pain from broken bones, respiratory tract disorders, rheumatism and sore throat.
The positive side: Bryonia dioica; Avena sterilis; Withania frutescens; Arthrocnemum glaucum; Atriplex halimus; Acacia sp; Arundo donax; Typha latifolia; Calycotome intermedia; Ziziphus lotus; Zygophyllum sp; Suaeda fructicosa.
Bry: Bryonia alba: Bryonia is often useful for any situation where the person wishes to lie completely still to avoid aggravating the condition.
Bryonia is characterised by irritability and dryness of mucous membranes.
It contains homeopathic bryonia with honey and lemon which can be particularly effective for dry tickly coughs.
chinensis Panossian AG et al To test effect on serum NO Bryonia alba 1999b and cortisol levels during physical exercise (in vivo) S.
Hypericum, Bryonia, and Ruta are also excellent for many painful conditions.
Bryonia - For large, dry, even crumbling stools that are difficult to pass.
These are: Rubia tenuifolia, Ephedra foeminea, Hedera helix, Bryonia cretica, and Lonicera etrusca, which are represented by a higher number of individuals than other Mediterranean vines in any other refugia in the Near East.
Remedies: Abelmoschus, Acetic Acid, Aethusa, Ailanthus, Anantherum, Argemon, Asclepias, Tuberosa, Baptisia, Benzoic Acid, Bryonia, Carbo Vegetabilis, Carnegia gigantean, Chamomilla, Doryphora, Euphrasia, Gallic Acid, Gambogia, Helleborus, Hyoscyamus, Ipecac, Lycopus, Mancinella, Nux Moschata, Nux Vomica, Paris, Petroleum, Polystyrene, Podophyllum, Pyrogenium, Rheum, Rhus Tox, Sacchrum Album, Sulphuricum Acidum, Thyroidinum, Veratrum Veride, Viscum.
In recent years a much smaller cluster of commonly utilised medicines has emerged, including Arsenicum album, Bryonia, Ipecacuanha, Eucalyptus globulus, Natrum muriaticum, Chinchona and Veratrum album.