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Bryonia - Modalities Etc

Wild Hops, Bryonia Alba, Bryonia Officinalis, Bryon, Bryonia dioica, bryonia alba, Bry.

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HPUS indication of Bryonia: Worse motion

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Bryonia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



(Toward noon), Pain below navel; stitches in the axilla.

(Noon), On walking, pain about thorax.

(Toward evening), Headache, etc.; sensitiveness of the scalp; pressure above lids; toothache; unpleasant taste; pain in epigastric region; distension of abdomen; unusual weakness, etc.; chilliness; heat in face.

(Toward midnight), Sudden vertigo.

(Before midnight), Nausea.

(After midnight), Wakes with nausea; gasping for breath, etc.; vivid dreams.

(Open air), Aversion to; lachrymation; stitches in ears; pressure on border of sternum; chilliness.

(Slightest draughts of air), Inclination to diarrhoea.

(On walking in open air), Attacks of vertigo; stitches in the head; qualmish, etc.; pressure on navel; desire to urinate, etc.; hoarseness, etc.; soon fatigued; feels weakest.

(Ascending stairs), Loss of power in knees; stitches in right knee; feet weak; weakness in knees, etc.

(While ascending a steep mountain), Chilliness.

(After drinking beer), Offensive taste; thirst.

(Bending forward), Fulness in stomach, etc.

(Bending body to right), Stitches in pit of stomach.

(Bending elbows), Stitches in tips of elbows.

(Bending fingers), Stiffness in finger-joints.

(Blowing nose), Crawling, etc., in septum of nose.

(Breathing), Pressure behind sternum; soreness of upper sternum; stitches between lumbar vertebrae.

(When chewing), Pain in back teeth.

(After breakfasting on coffee), Nausea, etc.

(Cold air), Pain in ear.

(On coughing), Motion in head; shooting through head; stitches in throat; vomiting of blood; vomiting without nausea; soreness in pit of stomach; stitches in last ribs; stitch in sternum.

(Descending stairs), Pain in knee-Capsicum Annuum caps; vertigo.

(During dinner), Severe nausea; colic-pain; stitching in lower abdomen.

(After dinner), Gripping in umbilical region; colic-like pains; colic-pains; spasmodic pain in abdomen.

(After drinking), Bitter taste returns.

(While eating), Pressure in stomach.

(During and after eating), Toothache.

(After extraction of tooth), Vertigo.

(On expiration), Pain below right nipple; pressure in region of right nipple.

(On passing flatus), Stitches in rectum.

(Slightest food), Causes eructation's.

(Attempting to hold anything firmly-with the hand), Pains in shoulder.

(After going into house), Tearing in right shoulder renewed.

(On going into house from a walk), Stitches under the ears.

(Inspiration), Heat in pit of stomach; pain in hypogastric region; sensation of heat throughout chest; stitches in sternum; stitch in upper chest; stitches in left chest; pain in angles of ribs; stitch below sternum; pain in infra-mammary region; pain in right breast.

(Deep inspiration), Pain in stomach; stitches in stomach; stitches in pit of stomach; pain in right hypochondrium; pectoral muscles do not seem free; sticking, etc., beneath breast-bone; sensation in sides of chest; stitches in ribs.

(Lifting), Pain in sacral region.

(Lying), Pains in teeth; pain in small of back; jerklike pain in small of back; pain in hip-joints; cramps in calves.

(Lying on side), Pain in chest.

(Lying on right side), Nausea.

(Lying on painless side), Toothache.

(During a meal), Out of humor.

(After meals), Out of humor; head confused, etc.; headache; distension of abdomen; liquid stools; pain in loins.

(During slight mental excitement), Burning over whole body.

(Quick motion), Pain above left eye, etc.

(Moving the part), Pain in left eyeball; pain in left shoulder-joint.

(On moving head), Tension in nape of neck.

(On moving eyes), Tension in frontal muscles.

(Moving trunk), Stitches in back; drawing etc., between shoulders.

(Moving arm), Pressure in stomach, etc.

(On moving and turning foot), Pain in outer side of left calf.

(Noise), Sudden dry heat.

(On opening mouth), Toothache.

(Pressure), Stitch in throat; pain in stomach.

(Putting limb out of bed), Chilliness reappears.

(Attempting to raise body upright), Pain in sacral region.

(On raising head from forward inclination), Slight vertigo.

(On raising arm), Pain in region of acromion.

(Attempting to raise or stretch out the legs), Pain in sacral region.

(After continued reading), Pain in forehead.

(During rest), Especially in bed, toothache; drawing, etc., in right shoulder; pain in finger-joint; numb sensation in calf.

(While riding), Pains in all the limbs; pains in the long bones; drawing, etc., in forearms.

(Rinsing mouth with water), Inclination to vomit.

(On rising), Stiff feeling in back; after eating, feet feel heavy; after long sitting stiffness in feet.

(After rising), Drawing along left foot.

(Rising from bed), Confusion of head.

(On rising from chair), Vertigo.

(In room), Anxiety; unconscious of what she is doing; coryza; after walking in open air, gets chilly.

(On sitting down), Pain in inguinal ring.

(On sitting up in bed), Vertigo, like whirling, etc.; pain in sacral region.

(After midday sleep), All symptoms; chilly, etc.

(When smoking), Toothache.

(Sneezing), Pain to right of sternum.

(Going up and down stairs), Tottering of thighs.

(Standing), Weakness of mind; vertigo; after moving, tottered to one side; pinching, etc., in abdomen; griping, etc., in epigastric intestines; tearing in back; pain in region of scab of ulcer.

(Stepping), Stitches in ear; stitches in hollows of feet; corn pains.

(On stepping hard), Stitches through head.

(Stooping), Pressure in the head; frontal headache; headache, as if everything would fall out of forehead; pressure in forepart of brain; when writing, sensation in external meatus; sticking headache.

(On sitting stooping), Dizzy heaviness in head; pain in chest.

(Walking stooped), Pain from hip to knee.

(On stroking hand across forehead), Sneezing.

(After supper), Flatulent colic, etc.

(When swallowing), Stitch in throat.

(After sweating), Eruption around throat.

(Talking), Pain in trachea.

(On the slightest tightening of the clothes), Sensation as if he must go to stool.

(Tabacum Tobacco), Burning on tongue; flow of saliva; nausea; pain in trachea.

(Touch), Pain in right ovary; sensation on right chest; pain in sacral region; pressure on right shoulder; pain on outer side of calf; pain in corn; stitches in the joints.

(Turning body), Pain in sacral region.

(On turning head), Dizziness; stitch in throat.

(On turning head to left), Pain in tendon of trapezius.

(On urinating), Pain in abdomen; sensation as if the urethra were too narrow.

(After vomiting), Hiccough.

(On waking), Great weariness; talked irrationally; chilliness.

(Walking rapidly), Pressure in forepart of brain; stitches in throat.

(While walking about room), Headache in left forehead, etc.; stitches in pit of stomach; back very tired.

(Warmth), Toothache.

(In warm room), Pain in throat.

(On going into warm room from open air), Sensation as of vapor in the trachea.

(On taking anything warm into the mouth), Toothache.

(On taking warm broth), Urging to stool, etc.

(While washing), Shivering; sweat like oil.

(After drinking wine and water), Pain in stomach.

(When writing), Pectoral muscles pain; tearing in bones of right hand; pain in fingers.


Motion Of head, of eyes, in open air, on opening eyes. Stooping. Stepping hard. From warmth and becoming heated. Touch. After eating. In evening

Motion Of head, of eyes, in open air, on opening eyes.

Stooping. Stepping hard.

From warmth and becoming heated.

Touch. After eating. In evening.

WORSE, warmth, any motion, morning, eating, hot weather, exertion, touch. Cannot sit up; gets faint and sick.






Dry Heat





Drinking, while hot




Mercurius Dulcis Calomel




Taking cold

Early A


(Afternoon), In open air, tearing in right shoulder.

(Open air), Anxiety; coryza; stitches in ribs.

(Walking in open air), Pain in tooth; pressure in region of navel.

(Bending backward), Fulness in stomach, etc.

(Chewing), Toothache.

(Drinking cold water), Bitter taste, etc.

(Uncovering and getting cool), Delirium.

(Descending steps), Weariness in thighs.

(Drawing legs up against abdomen), Pain in region of stomach.

(Eating), Bad taste in throat; stitches in sternum.

(Empty eructations), Confusion of head.

(Profuse evacuations), Cutting in intestines; all symptoms.

(After three watery evacuations), All symptoms, except weakness.

(Expiration), Pain in right breast.

(Passage of flatus), Relief; colic-like pains, distension of abdomen.

(When lying), Feels better.

(Lying on painful cheek), Toothache goes away.

(On taking milk), Appetite returns.

(Motion), Drawing down back; pain in small of back; drawing, etc., in right shoulder; cramp in calves; cold sensation along spine.

(Motion in open air), Seemed to afford relief.

(Moving affected part), Drawing through all the limbs.

(Pressure), Pain over left eye, etc.; pressure under cheek-bone; pain in right side; pain in left hip-joint.

(On severe pressure), Pain in corn immediately ceases.

(On raising head), Dizzy heaviness disappears.

(Rest), Stitches in left chest; tension, etc., on anterior surface of thigh; weariness, etc., in knees; drawing in knee-joint, etc.; tearing from feet into hollows of knees; symptoms disappear, except weakness; general prostration.

(Rest with body bent forward), Pain in sacral region.

(After riding in a wagon), Confusion of head, etc., disappears.

(Rising from bed), Pains in right shoulder; stitches in knee-joint; stitches in heels.

(Rubbing the part), Pain in epigastric region; stiffness in finger.

(Sitting), Confusion of head; pressure in pit of stomach; pain in region of scab of ulcer.

(On sitting down), Attacks of vertigo disappear.

(Walking), Vertigo; fulness in stomach, etc.; pressure in stomach; immediately after supper, pressure in stomach, etc.; difficult breathing; stiff feeling in back; pressure between shoulders; pain in hip-joints; feeling in hip-joint; pain in tibia; pain in left calf; pain in balls of right toes; weariness.

(Continuing to walk), Unsteadiness of the body.

(After a long walk), Tension in abdomen.

(After becoming warm in bed), Rash, etc., disappears.

(Washing with cold water), Pain in frontal region, etc.


External pressure, lying quietly on painful part, bandaging up head, lying on back, closing eyes.

BETTER, lying on Painful side, pressure, rest, cold things.


Bandage, etc



Cloudy, damp days

Drawing knees up

Heat to inflamed part

Desires and aversions

Too great appetite; appetite soon satisfied.

Desires things, immediately, which when offered are refused.

Great desire for oysters and sweets; for coffee.

No appetite for milk; but if the takes it the appetite returns and he begins to relish it; loss of appetite.

Great thirst, desire for large quantities of cold water; also for warm drinks, which relieve.

Great thirst, with longing for wine.

Then we come to the desires and aversions that relate to the stomach, and they are greatly perverted. He is worse from eating. The stomach has lost its ability to digest, and hence he has an aversion to all food.


Unnatural hunger for six days,

Excessive hunger for fourteen days,

Ravenous hunger continued into the night,

Ravenous hunger, without appetite,

Ravenous hunger in the morning, with thirst and flushes of heat (after thirty and seventy-two hours),

Hunger with loss of appetite,

He is hungry, and eats, but does not relish it,

Ravenous hunger in the morning, when fasting, with loss of appetite,

He desires things immediately, but, when offered, does not wish them,

He longs for many things which he cannot eat,

He longs for things which are not at hand,

Desire for acids (very much), (second day),

Intense craving for oysters and strong coffee (third day),

He has no appetite for milk; but if he takes it, the appetite returns, and he begins to relish it,

No appetite,

Appetite lost,

Loss of appetite (fourth day),

Loss of appetite for ten days,

Complete loss of appetite,

Loss of appetite and thirst,

Loss of appetite, without bad taste (after three hours),

Appetite less, taste bitter,

Aversion to tobacco, with much saliva on smoking (after one hour),


Thirst moderate (fourth day),

Increased thirst,

Great thirst,

Excessive thirst,

Great thirst for twenty-two days,

Great thirst day and night,

Great thirst (he was obliged to drink much cold water), with internal heat, without feeling hot externally,

Great thirst; she can and must drink a great deal at once; the drink does not distress her,

Great thirst in the morning on rising,

Great thirst after eating, for sixteen days,

Great thirst, with longing for wine,

Much thirst,

Much thirst during the day, without heat,

Thirst, without external heat,

Thirst, especially in the morning,

Thirst about 3 A.M., before the sweat, followed by sweetish sour-smelling sweat for four hour; before this ceased, headache appeared, consisting of pressing and drawing, which, after rising, changed to a confusion in the head,

Was obliged to drink several times during the night (after thirty hours),

Thirst, and after drinking wine and water pain in the stomach, aggravated by deep inspiration and pressure; soon after drinking, the previous bitter pasty taste returns,

Thirst increased from drinking beer,

Thirst for very clear, cold water (sixth and seventh days),

Desire for coffee,

Great longing for coffee (after five hours),

Desire for wine,

Aversion to beer in the evening,

At first thirst (after one hour), then loss of thirst with cold hands and feet (after four hours),

Eructations and Hiccough.

Eructations (after three hours),


Frequent empty eructations,

Frequent empty eructations, with confusion of the head,

Empty eructations, tasting of the medicine,

Several empty eructations and two pasty stools during the day (second day),

Tasteless eructations,

Empty tasteless eructations after eating, with dizzy confusion of the head and slight drawing headache in the left half of the forehead,

Frequent tasteless eructations,

Severe eructations after eating, from morning till evening,

Frequent eructations of air,

Eructations of air and rumbling on the left side near the stomach (after three hours),

Constant eructations of tasteless wind,

Frequent eructations of gas, hiccough after the eructations, without having previously eaten,

Constant eructations, at first of the taste of the tincture, afterwards of tasteless gas, without relieving the pressure in the stomach and the distension of the abdomen,

(Eructations of offensive taste in the mouth, and mucus in the throat),

Sour eructations, and a collection of sourish water in the mouth,

Frequently, at times, sourish eructations after eating,

Eructations after eating, at last bitter,

Bitter eructations for ten minutes,

Bitter eructations after eating,

She raises mucus from the stomach in the morning by a kind of gulping,

In the evening (at 6) gulping up of water and mucus, like water-brash, which rises into the chest, with coldness over the whole body,

Severe hiccough,

Hiccough after eating, and on every shock caused by it, pressure in the forehead, as if the brain shook from behind forward (third day),

Hiccough, afterwards eructations for a quarter of an hour (after forty-eight hours),

Position etc

Rest 23, 28, 32, 33. Motion 3, 9, 16, 17, 24, 28, 32, 33, 36, 44; of eyeball 5. Walking 3, 29, 31, 33, 36, 40. Misstep 18. Exertion 29, 32. Ascending stairs 33. Sitting 2, 33, 34. Rising 2, 29, 36. Stooping 3. Lying 31; on back 3.

Morning 1, 3, 4, 7, 16, 20, 40, 43. Noon 3. Afternoon 31. Evening 16, 33, 40. Night 20, 37, 40. Before midnight 37. 3 A.M. 7. Increases morning till evening 3. Increases by day, decreases during the night 23. Day 7, 23, 37.