Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Bryonia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Confusion, giddiness, and cloudiness of the head.
Giddiness, with sensation of looseness in the brain when stooping, and when raising up the head.
Staggering and drunkenness, as if from congestion of the head.
Tendency to run backward.
Swimming in the head, esp. on rising from a seat, or on getting up after lying down.
Cephalalgia, as after a nocturnal debauch.
Great fulness and heaviness of the head, and digging with pressure towards the forehead, and, when stooping, a sensation as if everything were going to fall out through the forehead.
Expansive pressure, or compression of the brain.
Shootings in the head, sometimes on one side only.
Congestion in the head, with heat in the brain.
Tearing in one (r.) side of the head, extending into the cheek and jaw-bones; worse from motion, touch, and heat; better during rest and external pressure.
Burning heat of the head, externally.
Cold sweat on the forehead.
Oily, greasy, sour-smelling perspiration on the head (and the whole body) during sleep; at night, esp. towards morning.
Headache after every meal.
Attack of headache, with vomiting, nausea, and urgent inclination to lie down.
Headache in the morning as soon as the eyes are, open.
Pulsative starting pains, increased by movement, with aching in the eyes.
Burning pain in the forehead.
Headache aggravated by movement, or rapid walking, or when the eyes are opened.
Drawing and starting pains in the head, from the cheek-bone to the temple, increased by contact.
Heat of the head with dark-red face; with coldness of the rest of the body; with much thirst and pain in the limbs when moving them.
Painful sensibility of the scalp, as if from excoriation.
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