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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Very tired and prostrated; great weariness.
Frequent yawning, the whole day.
Much sleepiness during the day.
Sleeplessness on account of uneasiness in the blood and anxiety; the thoughts crowd upon one another.
Night very restless, disturbed by frightful dreams; frequent waking.
No sleep before midnight, on account of a frequent shivering sensation over one arm and foot, followed by sweat.
Starts in affright before falling asleep.
Motion of the lower jaw, during sleep, as in masticating.
Dreams about household affairs; about business of the day; of dispute and vexation; anxious.
Nausea and vomiting
Hiccough after eating, and on every shock caused by it pressure in forehead as if the brain shock from behind forwards.
Eructations after eating; sourish, bitter.
Heart-burn from wine, evenings.
Nausea on assuming an erect position.
Nausea, increased or brought on by the slightest motion; must lie quiet.
Nausea and vomiting in morning when waking.
Vomiting of solid food, not of drink; of food, immediately after eating; of bitter, musty or putrid liquid, which leaves a similar taste in the mouth.
Eating and drinking
After eating 3, 16, 17, 20, 27.
Eats little and often.
Drinking 12, 26, 27. Wine 16.
Frequently drinking of cold water relieved the bitter taste and inclination to vomit.
Dropsical swellings, which gradually increase as the day progresses, and disappear during the night.
In acute abscess, promotes resorption of pus.
Large abscess at pit of stomach after a blow.
Stitches in the joints, on motion and on touch.
Bone inflamed, sensitive tense, slightly swollen integuments; in the beginning.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Touch 4, 7, 8, 17, 23, 24, 32, 33, 43, 44. Pressure 17, 18, 32, 43. After a blow 44.
Pain relieved by hard pressure. θ Facial neuralgia.
Every spot in the body is painful to pressure; worse mornings.
Drawing rheumatic pains in various parts of the body.
Transient drawing and tension in almost all the limbs and joints.
Great weakness and exhaustion, worse from walking.
Sudden prostration, shunning all motion.
Faintness when rising from bed; from slightest motion.
Spasm developed through repercussion of measles.
Temperature and weather
Better in cold weather and from taking cold food.
Facial neuralgia relieved by cold applications.
Cold water 10. Cold air 26, 40. Warmth 10, 32. Warm weather 20. Coming into a warm room 27. Room 1, 40. Open air 1, 40.
Complaints on the first warm days.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Chill with external coldness of body and chilliness, frequently with heat of head, red cheeks and thirst; and coldness, mostly in the evening, and frequently only of the right side; worse in the room than in the open air.
Dry, burning heat, mostly only internal, the blood seems to burn in the veins.
Great aggravation of sufferings during the heat.
Sweat in short spells and only on single parts.
Profuse and easily excited sweat, even when slowly walking in cold open air; profuse night and morning sweat.
Right 3, 5, 6, 8, 13, 18, 22, 23, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 40. Left 3, 5, 13, 23, 28, 33. Right to left 30. Left to right 28. Behind forward 16, 28, 31. Above downward 23, 24, 32, 33.≡ more ...