Bryonia is a plant. People use the root for medicine.
- Despite serious safety concerns, bryonia is used as a laxative to relieve constipationand as an emetic. Emetics are medicines that are used to cause vomiting.
- Bryonia is also used to treat stomach and intestinal diseases, lung diseases, arthritis, liver disease, and metabolic disorders; and to prevent infections. It is also used to increase urination to relieve fluid retention.
- Stomach or intestinal diseases
- Lung diseases
- Liver disease
- Metabolic disorders
- Fluid retention
- Preventing infections
- Causing vomiting
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Bryonia is UNSAFE for pregnant women when taken by mouth and LIKELY UNSAFE for breast-feeding women when taken by mouth. It can cause a miscarriage in addition to serious health consequences for the pregnant or breast-feeding woman.
Children: Bryonia is LIKELY UNSAFE for children when taken by mouth. Eating the berries can cause death.
Stomach and intestinal (gastrointestinal, GI) disorders: There are many reasons not to use bryonia. It can cause serious side effects and death. Additionally, it can irritate the stomach and intestines and can make GI problems worse.
- We currently have no information for bryonia Interactions.
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