Allium CepaRed Onion, Cepa, Alium Cepa
HPUS label indication: Head cold
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Allium Cepa based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A picture of coryza, with Acrid nasal discharge and laryngeal symptoms, eye secretion BLAND; singers’ cold, Worse in warm room and toward evening; better in open air is presented by this remedy. Specially adapted to phlegmatic patients; colds in Damp cold weather. Neuralgic pains, Like a fine thread, following amputations or injuries to nerves. Traumatic chronic neuritis. Burning in nose, mouth, throat, bladder and skin. Sensation of glowing heat on different parts of the body.
BETTER, in open air, and in cold room.
WORSE, in the evening, in warm room.
Compare: Gels.; Euph.; Kali-HY.; Aconite; Ipecac.
Complementary: Phosphor.; Thuja; Puls.
Antidotes: Arn.; Cham.; Verat.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Catarrhal headache, mostly in forehead; Worse in warm room towards evening
Pain, headache; evening
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on closing eyes
Pain, headache; warm room
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose
Headache ceases during menses; returns when flow disappears.
Thread-like pains in face
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Eyes suffused and watery; profuse; BLAND lachrymation, better in open air
Sensitive to light
Burning in eyelids.
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; must rub
Tears; with running nose
Much BURNING and smarting lachrymation
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Earache, shooting in eustachian tube.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Feeling of a lump at root of nose
Copious, watery and extremely acrid discharge
Hay-fever ( Sabad
.) Fluent coryza with headache, cough, and hoarseness
Discharge from nose; blood
Discharge from nose; burning
Discharge from nose; copious
Discharge from nose; watery
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin; from left nostril
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin; with bland discharge from eyes
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
Running or blocked nose (coryza); after north east wind
Running or blocked nose (coryza); annual (hay fever)
Running or blocked nose (coryza); annual (hay fever); in august
Running or blocked nose (coryza); from flowers
Running or blocked nose (coryza); from the odour of peaches
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet; evening
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet; in warm room
Running or blocked nose (coryza); warm room
Sneezing, especially when entering a warm room
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Larynx (voice box); supports larynx on coughing
Pain; cutting; larynx; on coughing
Pain; larynx; on coughing
Pain; larynx; on coughing; as if something were being torn loose
Pain; larynx; on coughing; grasps the larynx
Pain; tearing; larynx; on coughing
Tickling in the air passages; larynx
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Rumbling, offensive flatus
Sensation of weakness in bladder and urethra
Pain; groin region
Colic sitting, moving about.
Increased secretion of urine with coryza
Pain in pyloric region
Pains in left hypogastrium
Stomach; Canine hunger
Urine red with much pressure and burning in urethra.
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Skin forming on the surface of urine (includes fatty); rainbow coloured
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Constricted feeling in region of epiglottis
hacking cough on inspiring cold air
oppressed breathing from pressure in middle of chest
Pain extending to ear.
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever)
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever); open air
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever); running nose; burning, stinging
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever); tears; burning, stinging
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever); with sneezing
Respiratory allergies (including hayfever); with sneezing; violent
sensation as if larynx is split and torn
tickling in larynx
▲ ▼ COUGH (click for more)
Hacking cough; cold air
Hacking cough; from tickling in larynx
In cold air
Painful to cough
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Bad effects from getting feet wet
Limbs, especially arms, feel sore and tired.
Neuralgia of stump
Painful affections of fingers about nails
Ulcers on heel
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Gaping in deep sleep
Wakes at 2 A.m.
Yawning with headache and drowsiness
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Mucous secretions increased
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.