Brionia, Bryone, Bryone Blanche, Bryone Dioïque, Bryonia alba, Bryonia cretica, Bryonia dioca, Bryoniae Radix, Couleuvrée, Devil's Turnip, English Mandrake, Herbe de Feu, Ladies' Seal, Mandragore Grimpante, Navet du Diable, Rave de Serpent, Tamus, Tetterberry, Vigne Blanche, Vigne du Diable, White Bryony, Wild Hops, Wild Nep, Wild Vine, Wood Vine.
Despite serious safety concerns, bryonia is used as a laxative to relieve constipation and 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.
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