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.
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