Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Bryonia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
In the evening, pain, as from fatigue, in the limbs, with paralytic weakness.
Torpor and numbness of the limbs, with stiffness and pain of fatigue.
Constant inclination to yawn.
Great sleepiness during the day, esp. after dinner.
Drowsiness, with half-closed eyes.
Failing asleep late; not refreshing; complaints causing sleeplessness; lying on the back during sleep.
Comatose sleepiness, interrupted by anxious delirium.
Sleeplessness, esp. before midnight, caused by heat.
Sleeplessness before midnight, with thirst, heat, and ebullitions.
Ebullition of the blood, and anxiety, esp. in the chest.
Sleep disturbed by thirst; with bitter taste in the mouth on waking.
Inability to remain lying on the r. side.
Starts, with fright, on going to sleep and during sleep.
Unquiet sleep, with confused dreams, and great flow of ideas.
On going to sleep, cries and delirium, as soon as the eyes are closed.
Delirium as soon as he awakes.
Disagreeable, vexatious dreams.
Vivid dreams of the transactions of the day.
Nocturnal delirium, and visions with the eyes open.
Groans, esp. towards midnight.
Over-sensitiveness of the senses to external impressions.
Rheumatic and gouty pains in the limbs, with tension; worse from motion and contact.
Tension, drawing pains, acute pullings and shootings, esp. in the limbs, and chiefly during movement, with insupportable pains on being touched, sweat of the part affected, and trembling of that part when the pains diminish.
Stiffness and shootings in the joints, on being touched and when moved.
Pale, tense, hot, swelling.
Red, shining swelling of some parts of the body, with shooting during movement.
Pain, as from a bruise, or of subcutaneous ulceration, or as if the flesh were detached from the bones.
Dragging, with pressure, on the periosteum.
Swelling and induration of the glands.
Hard nodosities, in several parts of the skin, like small indurated glands.
Pain, with shivering and cold in the body.
Disposition to catch cold; inflammation of the inner parts.
Startings of the muscles and of the limbs.
Aggravation of the pains and sufferings at night, or in the evening, towards nine o'clock, as well as after having eaten, and from movement; amelioration during repose.
Affections of the r. hypochondrium; inner lower belly; inner region of the liver; inner navel region; of r. upper and r. lower extremity.
General uneasiness, sensation of squeezing, with shiverings, caused by the pressure of the clothing.
Sensation of pulling throughout the whole body.
Trembling of the limbs on rising after lying down.
Want of strength in the limbs on walking, after having been seated.
Great weariness and weakness, esp. in the morning, or on walking in the open air.
Necessity to remain in a recumbent posture.
Sensation of weakness, esp. on walking in the open air.≡ more ...