Bryonia alba


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Synonyms for Bryonia alba

white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries

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Schisandra chinensis (schisandra) is an adaptogen widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and a human trial comparing it with Bryonia alba has suggested that schisandra works as an adaptogen by initially increasing NO production to adapt the body to physical demands placed upon it.
3-5) Also, it contains two active botanical ingredients, Bryonia alba 6x and Rhus toxicodendron 6x, that have long been used to treat joint, tendon, and muscle pains.
Researchers from the Federal University of Parana in Brazil describe the results of experimental studies aimed at verifying the effects of 200C homoeopathic potencies of Mercurius solubilis, Atropa Belladonna, Lachesis muta and Bryonia alba on the bone marrow cells and macrophages from mice.
In that influenza pandemic, the two homeopathic medicines used in the most cases were Gelsemium, still a very common medicine prescribed in the first stage of influenza cases today, and Bryonia alba, most often given in the later, more respiratory stages of influenza.
Of these, Calcarea fluorica, Rhus toxicodendron, Pulsatilla and Bryonia alba made up the main medications for this group.