Red Onion or Allium cepa has been used from hundred of Years for treating illness that affects our mucous membranes. Onion is primarily used for treating colds and flu.
Cutting onion is a big task for most of us as the volatile oils in the onion reacts with your body and it makes your eyes and nose wet and even your throat gets jammed.
The homeopathy remedy Allium Cepa is made from fresh red onions hence it has the same effect on the human body as the red onion has.
Most of the homeopaths often prescribe Allium Cepa aka Red Onion for treating cough, cold, sore throat, congestion and other similar diseases.
Moreover Allium Cepa is also helpful in treating earache.
Allium Cepa can be primarily used for :
Primary medicinal applications
Allium Cepa is typically used by Homeopaths as primary illness medicine to treat flu and respiratory illness that generally affects in cold and wet weather.
Common symptoms like running nose, fever, sneezing, blocked throat, headache, cough etc.
Therapeutic effect refers to the response(s) after a treatment of any kind, the results of which are judged to be useful or favorable.
As the red onion is helpful for treating acute symptoms of common cold Allium Cepa can also be used for such cases. It is equally effective as the red onion.
How the Allium Cepa is made
Allium Cepa is made from fresh red onions. The onions are either mixed with alcohol or are rubbed with lactose.
How to know if its working
Allium Cepa works for some people and do not works for other people. To find out if it is working for you then you need to check your temperature and symptoms on different time of the day.
Generally Homeopathic medicines takes longer time than the Allopathy medicines.
Indications or Symptoms that means you need to visit to Homeopathy Doctor
- Irritation in Eyes
- Head or Forehead feels hot
- Repetitive sneezing
- Excessive thirst
- Watery Nose
- Frequent Cough
- Severe allergic reactions, such as acne and the eruption of hives
Note : Person who easily catch cold and often suffers from chronic respiratory illness are called as Allium Cepa Type in Homeopathy.