Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Bryonia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Hacking, dry cough from the upper part of trachea.
Dry cough with sticking pain under the sternum; as if coming from the stomach; with a crawling and tickling in pit of stomach.
Sensation as if the head and chest would fly to pieces on coughing.
Cough, with constant crawling, upward, in the throat followed by expectoration of mucus.
Cough compels the patient to spring up in bed involuntary and immediately; or, to press hand on sternum.
Cough worse after eating or drinking, with vomiting of ingesta; worse coming into a warm room.
Nausea excites cough, and coughing often excites vomiting.
Expectoration of mucus streaked with blood.≡ more ...