Black Bryony

What other names is Black Bryony known by?

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 Noire, Vigne Sauvage.

What is Black Bryony?

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.

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TAKEN BY MOUTH APPLIED TO THE SKIN More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of black bryony for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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