Welcome to Who's Who Herald-news Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers. Get a FREE answer to any question.


0 votes

Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Bryonia alba?
If you know websites containing any information about Bryonia alba please link to them.
asked in Ethnobotany by (64.1k points)

1 Answer

0 votes

Here is some basic information about Bryonia alba and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Bryonia alba.


Bryonia alba basic info
Scientific Name: Bryonia alba L..
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Bryonia.
Common names in English: white bryony.
For common names of Bryonia alba in different languages - See link
Description: Bryonia alba (white bryony, wild hop) is a vigorous vine in the family Cucurbitaceae (squashes and melons) from Europe and Northern Iran. It has also been introduced to the United States, where it is listed as a noxious weed in Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Other common names include false mandrake, English mandrake, wild vine, and wild hops, wild nep, tamus, ladies' seal, and tetterbury. - for more info about Bryonia alba See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Bryonia alba
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Bryonia alba in other websites
Bryonia alba common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Bryonia alba - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Bryonia alba - See link.


answered by (164k points)