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BLACK BRYONY

Other Names:

Black Bindweed, Blackeye Root, Brionia Negra, Dioscorea communis, Haut Liseron, Herbe aux Femmes Battues, Lady's-Seal, Racine Vierge, Raisin du Diable, Sceau de Notre-Dame, Tamier, Tamier Commun, Tamus communis, Tamus edulis, Vid Negra, Vigne No...
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BLACK BRYONY Overview
BLACK BRYONY Uses
BLACK BRYONY Side Effects
BLACK BRYONY Interactions
BLACK BRYONY Dosing
BLACK BRYONY Overview Information

Black bryony is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take black bryony by mouth to cause vomiting.

Black bryony is also applied directly to the skin (used topically) for bruises, strains, torn muscles, gout, and arthritis-like pain (rheumatism). Other topical uses include treating hair loss and improving blood circulation to the scalp.

How does it work?

Black bryony root can stimulate nerve endings by piercing the skin with tiny, needle like crystals.

BLACK BRYONY Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:



TAKEN BY MOUTH
  • Causing vomiting.
  • Other conditions.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN
  • Bruises.
  • Strains.
  • Torn muscles.
  • Gout.
  • Arthritis-like pain.
  • Hair loss.
  • Improving blood flow to the scalp.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of black bryony for these uses.


BLACK BRYONY Side Effects & Safety

Using black bryony on the skin might be UNSAFE. It can cause severe skin irritation, rashes, swelling, and welts.

Black bryony root is UNSAFE for anyone when taken by mouth. It can cause serious side effects including severe irritation of the stomach and intestines, seizures, kidney failure, and dangerously slowed breathing.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Black bryony is UNSAFE for anyone to take by mouth, and may be UNSAFE to apply to the skin. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you have extra reasons to avoid the use of black bryony.

BLACK BRYONY Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for BLACK BRYONY Interactions

BLACK BRYONY Dosing

The appropriate dose of black bryony depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for black bryony. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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