Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Bryonia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Pains in the liver, mostly shooting, tensive, or burning, esp. on being touched, on breathing, or on coughing.
Hard swelling in the hypochondriac and umbilical regions.
Shootings in the region of the spleen.
Colic with tension of the abdomen, and water-brash.
Inflammation of the liver.
Tearing in the stomach, from the hips to the pit of the stomach.
Cramp-like pains, pinching, or cuttings and shootings in the abdomen, chiefly after eating or drinking (esp. hot milk), sometimes with loose evacuations.
Hard swelling round the navel.
Dropsical swelling of the abdomen.
Loss of appetite.
Taste insipid, clammy, putrid.
Infrequent, but copious, drinking.
Bitter taste and thirst.
Great desire for wine, for acid drinks, for coffee, and even for things which are not eaten.
Abnormal hunger; he must often eat something.
Morbid hunger, which forces frequent eating, and little at a time.
Bulimy, often with absence of appetite, or with thirst and transient heat, sometimes even in the night.
Loss of appetite after the first morsel has been eaten.
Tractive pains in the hypochondrium, extending to the stomach and the back, in the morning and after dinner, sometimes with vomiting.
Inflation of the abdomen, with pressure in the epigastrium, esp. after dinner.
Risings, especially after having eaten, mostly bitter or sour, with a taste of the food.
Regurgitation if the food after every meal.
Nausea and inclination to vomit, esp. after eating food which has pleased the palate, or on rising after lying down.
Vomiting soon after drinking, and esp. on drinking after a meal.
Bitter vomiting, when drinking immediately after a meal.
Vomiting in general of what has been eaten, which comes up very soon after eating, of food in mouthfuls at a time (vomiting very often excited by motion); of a watery fluid; bitter and flat taste; belching or eructations; collection of water in the mouth.
Vomiting of food, with hiccough and retching, or vomiting of bitter water, or of bile, even at night.
Pressure, as if from a stone in the stomach, esp. after a meal, or on walking, sometimes accompanied by ill-humour.
Contractive pains in the stomach, sometimes with vomiting of food.
Insipidity of food.
Bitter taste of all food, or only after meal-time, or at other times, as well as in the morning.
Burning thirst, sometimes after a meal, increased by taking beer.
Repugnance and disgust for food.
After every meal, risings, with pressure on the stomach and on the epigastrium, colic or vomiting, principally after having eaten bread.
Gurgling and borborygmi in the abdomen, with escape of flatus; sometimes only in the evening, in bed.
Nausea in the morning.
Nausea, with inclination to vomit and anxiety, when sitting, or on forcing one's self to drink.
In the evening, vomiting of viscid mucus.
Vomiting of solids, and not of fluids.
Vomiting of blood.
Shootings in the left side of the abdomen, during the vomitings.
Retching, with water-brash.
Pressure in the stomach after eating, esp. after eating bread.
Incisive pains in the pit of the stomach, as from knives.
Squeezing in the pit of the stomach, and painful tension on being touched, with sensation of heat.
Shootings in the stomach, when lying on the side, as well as in the pit of the stomach, during movement and walking, or making a false step.
Pain, as of excoriation, in the pit of the stomach, sensible to the touch, or on coughing.
The least pressure on the pit of the stomach is insupportable.
Sensation of burning in the pit of the stomach, and in the stomach, esp. when moving.
Inflammation of the stomach.
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