Allium cepa is a very well-known homeopathic remedy derived from onions.
Allium cepa is used to treat conditions affecting the mucous membranes of the nose, eyes, and throat. It is a popular remedy in cases of allergies such as hayfever and in cases of colds.
Symptoms that might indicate use of allium cepa include 'runny' streaming nose, sneezing, irritated eyes and / or nose, acrid nasal discharge, inflamed or irritated sinuses.
More about the substance used to prepare allium cepa homeopathic remedy:
This homeopathic remedy is derived from the common red onion. The bulb part of the onion is used to produce the remedy.
Homeopathic preparations are usually supplied in either liquid or pill form. Regardless of the physical form in which the remedy is taken, its preparation will have involved a series of dilutions during which the original substance was repeatedly diluted and succussed (shaken) in a solvent such as water and/or alcohol.
There are very many (over 2,000) homeopathic remedies, some of which are available from chemists and health food shops. These pages feature some of the most popular homeopathic remedies and are for general interest only: This is not medical advice. Consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for advice about use of this and any other homeopathic remedy. Bear in mind that homeopathic remedies are very dilute; even if a homeopathic remedy is beneficial, the substance from which it is derived may be harmful.
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- Introduction to Homeopathy
- List of pages about specific Homeopathic Remedies
- Bach Flower Remedies, including a list of the Bach Flower Remedies and the Latin names of the Bach Flower Remedies
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