Allium SativumGarlic, Allium Sativa, Allium. Sat, Alium Sativa
Below are the strongest indications of Allium Sativum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts directly on intestinal mucous membrane increasing peristalsis. Colitis, with pathological flora. Has vaso-dilatory properties. Arterial hypotension begins usually in 30 to 45 minutes after twenty to forty drops of the tincture.
Adapted to fleshy subjects with dyspepsia and catarrhal affections. High livers. Patients who eat a great deal more, Especially meat, than they drink. Pain in hip, pain in psoas and iliac muscles. pulmonary tuberculosis.
Cough and expectoration diminishes, temperature becomes normal, weight is gained, and sleep becomes regular. Hemoptysis.
Allium sat., according to Dr. Teste, belongs to the Bryonia group, including Lyc. Nux-v. Coloc., Digital, and Ignatia which affect deeply all flesh eating animals and hardly at all vegetarians. Hence their special applicability to meat eaters rather than to exclusive vegetarians.
Compare: Capsicum; Arsenic; Senega; Kali-n.
Third to sixth potency. In tuberculosis, dose, four to six grammes in moderate state of dessication daily, in divided doses.
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.
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.