White Bryony

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Herbal medicine An herb little used or justified in traditional herbal medicine given its toxicity
Toxicity Bronchial irritation, cough, diarrhoea, dilated pupils, feathery pulse, GI discomfort, headache, hypothermia, jaundice, vertigo, cardiovascular collapse, death
Homeopathy A highly diluted remedy
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Schisandra chinensis (schisandra) is an adaptogen widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and a human trial comparing it with Bryonia alba has suggested that schisandra works as an adaptogen by initially increasing NO production to adapt the body to physical demands placed upon it.
Researchers from the Federal University of Parana in Brazil describe the results of experimental studies aimed at verifying the effects of 200C homoeopathic potencies of Mercurius solubilis, Atropa Belladonna, Lachesis muta and Bryonia alba on the bone marrow cells and macrophages from mice.
The 10 most common medications prescribed to the 47 participants who completed the study were: Calcarea fluoric, Rhus toxicodendron, Pulsatilla, Natrum muriaticum, Bryonia alba, Thuja occidentalis, Lycopodium clavatum, Kali carbonium, Arnica montana, Sepia officinalis.