Bryonia alba or B. dioica - white or common bryony - root before flowering

From Bryonia alba (also known as B. dioica), white, red or common bryony. The homeopathic remedy is made from the whole fresh plant. Because it affects fibrous tissues, serous membranes (membranes which secrete fluids), ligaments around joints, the broad part of tendons, and the coating of nerves, all of which can become inflamed and painful with rheumatism, Bryonia is frequently prescribed for rheumatism sufferers, especially if fever is present as well.

Constitutional Indications
The kind of person who responds to Bryonia is often of rather plodding intelligence, rubicund and well-fleshed, with a dark complexion and dark hair; he or she often gets stitching pains, and is easily angered or irritated.

Symptoms Alleviated

The symptoms listed below are alleviated by Bryonia. Click on a symptom to find other remedies which alleviate that particular symptom:

Sickly Body Odour
Sour Body Odour
Profuse Sweating
Difficult, Laboured Breathing
Rapid Breathing
Sighing Frequently
Bluish Complexion
Red Complexion
Coughing Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Cough
Cough Aggravated by Cold, Dry Wind
Cough Aggravated by Slightest Movement
Cough Aggravated by Being in a Warm Room
Cough Associated with Headache
Cough Accompanied by Thirst
Rusty-looking Phlegm & Sputum
Symptoms Worse After Eating
Symptoms Better After Bowel Movements
Dry Faeces
Foul-smelling Faeces
Hard Faeces
Pasty-looking Faeces
Faeces Containing Undigested Food
Symptoms Worse on Right Side
Moving Around Aggravates Symptoms
Bending Backwards Alleviates Symptoms
Being Carried Aggravates Symptoms
Changing Position Aggravates Symptoms
Downward Movement Alleviates Symptoms
Exercise Aggravates Symptoms
Jarring or Vibration Aggravates Symptoms
Lifting Things Aggravates Symptoms
Lying Down Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Back Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Affected Side Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Alleviated Side Aggravates Symptoms
Rising from Sitting or Lying Position Aggravates Symptoms
Getting Out of Bed Alleviates Symptoms
Sitting Alleviates Symptoms
Walking Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Lips
Sore, Cracked Lips
Mouth Feels Dry
Tongue White & Coated
Burning Pain - External
Burning Pain - Internal
Heavy, Pressing Pain
Outward-pressing Pain
Scraping Pain
Stitch-like Pain - External
Stitch-like Pain - Internal
Tearing Pain - External
Tearing Pain - Internal
Rapid Pulse
Strong Pulse
Rest Alleviates Symptoms
Being in Bed Alleviates Symptoms
Dry Skin
Symptoms Worse Before Sleeping
Symptoms Get Worse During Sleep
Symptoms Get Worse in First Stages of Sleep
Swelling Generally
Swelling of Affected Part Only
Wanting to Drink Large Amounts
Wanting to Drink Large Amounts at Infrequent Intervals
Touching Aggravates Symptoms
Firm Pressure Alleviates Symptoms
Cloudy Urine
Dark Urine
Hoarse Voice
Where Vomiting is Main Symptom
Vomiting Bought on by Coughing
Vomit Mainly Bile
Vomit Contains Undigested Food
Watery Vomit
Cold Air Improves Symptoms
Tendency to Catch Cold
Symptoms Come On After Catching Cold
Cold Bathing & Cold Applications Improve Symptoms
Change from Cold to Warm Air Aggravates Symptoms
Warmth of Bed Improves Symptoms
Radiant Heat Aggravates Symptoms
Becoming Overheated Aggravates Symptoms
Stuffy Rooms Aggravates Symptoms
Damp Air Alleviates Symptoms
Damp Air Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Air Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse in Morning
Symptoms Worse in Evening
Symptoms Worse Around 9 pm
Becoming Warm in Open Air Aggravates Symptoms
Foggy Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Drinks Alleviate Symptoms
Warm & Hot Drinks Alleviate Symptoms
Desire for Cold Drinks
Desire for Warm & Hot Drinks
Flatulent Foods Aggravate Symptoms
Fruit Aggravates Symptoms
Rich Food Aggravates Symptoms
Beans, Peas & Other Pulses Aggravate Symptoms
Cabbage Aggravates Symptoms
Meat Which is Going Off Aggravates Symptoms
Pancakes Aggravate Symptoms
Sauerkraut Aggravates Symptoms
Green Vegetables Aggravate Symptoms
Desire for Strange Foods
Desire for Milk
Indistinct Desires, Not Knowing What Foods One Wants
Dullness, Sluggishness, Difficulty Understanding
Can't Bear to Be Opposed or Contradicted
Symptoms Worse in Presence of Strangers
Suppressed, Bottled Up Emotions
Talking Incoherently
Extreme Talkativeness

Complementary Remedies

Natrum mur.
Natrum sulph.

Antidoting Remedies

Nux vom.

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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Bryonia

  Abdominal Migraine (Cyclical Vomiting)
  Abdominal Pain
  Abdominal Pain in Children (Stomach Ache)
  Ante-Partum Haemorrhage
  Bornholm`s Disease
  Breast Discomfort During Pregnancy
  Breast Problems
  Breast-Feeding Problems
  Chest Injuries
  Colds in Children
  Constipation During Pregnancy
  Constipation in Children
  Cough in Children
  Delayed Puberty
  Diarrhoea in Infants
  Emotional Disturbance During Pregnancy
  Fainting During Pregnancy
  Fever in Children
  Fever in Infants
  Greasy Hair
  Heat Stroke & Heat Exhaustion
  Hepatitis in Children
  Infective Arthritis
  Meningitis in Children
  Meningitis in Infants
  Neck Problems
  Osteoarthritis (Osteoarthrosis)
  Pain in Eyes
  Pneumonia in Children
  Post Delivery Problems
  Puerperal Fever
  Rheumatic Fever
  Salivary Disorders
  Sprains & Strains
  Still`s Disease
  Testicle & Scrotum Problems
  Typhoid Fever
  Vomiting in Infants
  Yellow Fever

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