Overview

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. People also apply black bryony to the skin for bruises, strains, torn muscles, gout, and pain, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

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

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