Allium cepa

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  • R. Steiner: In a flu the fluid organism becomes sulfuric, oniony, garlicky.
  • The onion gives the imprint of this remedy: red eyes, runny nose.


(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Colds and related symptoms
  • Eye discharge
  • Nasal discharge
  • Sensation of growing heat in various parts of the body
  • Cough originating in the vocal area

Emotional complaints:

  • Cries “their eyes out”