Primarily associated with physical symptoms related to inflammation, stitching pains and aggravation from movement.
1. Key Characteristics
Bryonia alba is often indicated for individuals who experience symptoms characterised by aggravation from movement, a desire for stillness and a preference for solitude. They may exhibit a dryness of mucous membranes and a tendency towards irritability and stubbornness. Bryonia individuals may have a practical and no-nonsense approach to life.
2. Physical Symptoms
Bryonia alba is commonly used for conditions associated with inflammation, such as joint pains, pleurisy and rheumatism. It is also employed for ailments related to the respiratory system, including dry coughs and bronchitis. Bryonia can be beneficial for symptoms characterised by stitching or tearing pains that worsen with movement, as well as dryness of the affected areas.
3. Emotional and Mental Aspects
Bryonia alba individuals may exhibit irritability, a desire for solitude and a preference for minimal communication. They may be independent, self-reliant and have a serious demeanour. Bryonia individuals may have a tendency to become grumpy or easily angered when their physical symptoms are aggravated.
4. Aggravations and Ameliorations
Symptoms associated with Bryonia alba may worsen with movement, touch and exertion. They may feel better with rest, immobility and applying gentle pressure to the affected area.
Symptoms may exhibit a specific pattern, such as worsening with dry, cold weather or in warm rooms. There may be a desire for cool drinks and fresh air, while warmth or heat can worsen symptoms.
1. Aggravation from movement, stitching pains and inflammation.
2. Dryness of mucous membranes and affected areas.
3. Desire for solitude, minimal communication and stillness.
4. Irritability, especially when physical symptoms are aggravated.
5. Aggravation with touch and exertion, amelioration with rest and immobility.
Please note that this is a general overview and it is important to consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for an individualised assessment and appropriate remedy selection. They will consider the complete symptom picture, medical history and other factors to provide the most suitable treatment approach.
If you need help why not contact us to arrange to speak to one of our homeopaths or complete the form below. We offer both in-person clinic appointments in Stroud or online consultations anywhere in the world.
More time to talk to a health professional
When you see a homeopath you are given the time to talk about all the symptoms you are experiencing. The first appointment usually lasts 90mins, with follow-up appointments lasting 45mins. Questions about your lifestyle, eating habits and preferences, temperament, personality, sleep patterns and medical history help the homeopath to form a complete picture of your health.
Call now to book an appointment at the Clinic.
01453 766 556
This clinic creates a beacon for homeopathy in Stroud; it brings homeopaths together; it acts as an international teaching facility for the School and it offers patients the highest quality of homeopathic treatment and care.
Mani Norland, Principal