Homeopathic physicians are of the view that Allium cepa is effective for treating medical conditions that occur together with the symptoms that are comparable to those caused when exposed to red onions - tearing of the eyes and a blazing, watery nose. The homeopathic remedy Allium cepa is mainly employed to treat any ailment that is accompanied by a burning or neuralgic soreness that shifts alternately from one side of the body to another, or a copious, lucid, diluted, tingling discharge. In effect, this remedy is most suitable for treating hay fever and colds accompanied by teary, streaming eyes, persistent sneezing and profuse, burning discharge from the nostrils which is responsible for sore upper lips and nostrils. It is important to note that in such cases only one nostril is affected at one time as the discharge alternates from one nostril to another. People suffering from this condition generally experience swollen eyes and eyelids. In addition, Allium cepa is helpful in easing stitching neuralgic pain that is related to toothache, especially in the molar tooth wherein the soreness travels throughout the mouth - from one tooth to another tooth. This homeopathic remedy is also recommended for people who are enduring the initial stages of laryngitis accompanied by coughs and hoarse voice. Some of the condition specific uses of Allium cepa are discussed briefly below. The homeopathic remedy Allium cepa may be of great use to the patient who is enduring eye irritation as well as irksome nasal secretions. Irrespective of the reason that might have caused the condition, such as hay fever, a spring cold or airborne irritants, Allium cepa works rapidly to provide relief to the bothersome eyes, nose and throat pains and also eases headaches, hoarseness and hacking coughs that are associated with this condition. The symptoms of these conditions generally deteriorate during cold weather conditions and also in airless rooms. People who respond best to the homeopathic remedy Allium cepa are those who are inclined to suffer from intense fretfulness, a panic regarding pain and, occasionally, just about an insipidness of the mind. People who require this particular homeopathic remedy most are those who are likely to suffer from a melancholic feeling at times, but may possibly not always show any precise emotional symptoms related to depression or melancholy. Allium cepa is one homeopathic remedy that may be used to treat an assortment of health conditions as well as various types of people as it offers help in treating a number of widespread conditions, for instance cold and flu.
Allium cepa is an excellent homeopathic remedy to treat neuralgic pains, which are accompanied by piercing, burning pain or pains that shift from one side of the body to another alternately. People suffering from this condition usually have pain in their head, neck as well as the chest. This pain may have its origin in headaches at the back of the brow or an earache. In addition, this homeopathic remedy is given to people enduring phantom limb pains following an amputation. Such pains may be caused owing to a simple headache or a toothache.
As a homeopathic remedy, Allium cepa is useful in treating eye irritations, especially those that are accompanied by an irksome secretion resulting in a compulsion to rub the eyes. In this case, the eyes become flushed, swollen and scratchy and they may also become very sensitive to exposure to light.
Homeopathic practitioners recommend the use of Allium cepa for catarrh that is diluted, persistent and this that has the aptitude to singe in the skin of the nose as well as the upper lip over a period of time. When there is copious catarrh, the nose and even the upper lips may bleed and become tender. In such cases, Allium cepa is used to facilitate the body in restraining this type of catarrh as well as the continuous sneezing that takes place owing to the excessive catarrh. This symptom is widespread in colds, flu, hay fever as well as several other types of irritations.
Allium cepa is an appropriate homeopathic remedy for treating tender throat or any cough that is marked by an excruciating, ripping feeling inside the throat. People suffering from such conditions may have a compulsion to suppress the cough since it keeps irritating the throat continuously. Sometimes, such pain may even spread to the ear. The symptoms are likely to emerge faster when the patients come in contact with cold air or following a cold that occurs together with strenuous, gasping breathing. Frequently, such conditions also onset with an aching infection inside the throat and develops into laryngitis related to hoarse voice. Using the homeopathic remedy Allium cepa in such conditions is likely to aid in restraining the strenuous breathing when the cough settles inside the chest. Alternately, this remedy may also work to facilitate the body in completely eliminating the infection.
The homeopathic remedy Allium cepa is prepared from red onions which are collected during the middle of the summer. The onion bulbs are sliced and battered to prepare a pulp and subsequently blended with water and alcohol during many stages of intense dilution.