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Acute catarrhal inflammation of mucous membranes, with increased secretion.

Allium cepa



Acute catarrhal inflammation of mucous membranes, with increased secretion.

Catarrhal dull headache, with coryza; agg. in the evening, amel. in open air; agg. on returning to a warm room (compare, Euph., Puls.).

Headache ceases during menses; returns when flow disappears (Lach., Zinc.).

Eyes: burning, biting, smarting as from smoke, must rub them; watery and suffused; capillaries injected and excessive lachrymation.

Coryza: profuse, watery and acrid nasal discharge, with profuse, bland lachrymation (profuse, full of acrid tears, bland and fluent coryza, Euph.).

Acrid: watery discharge dropping from tip of nose (Ars.,) Ars. iod).

Spring coryza: after damp northeasterly winds; discharge burns and corrodes nose and upper lip.

Hay fever: in August every year; violent sneezing on rising from bed; from handling peaches.

Nasal polypus: (Mar. v., Sang., Sang. nit., Psor.).

Catarrhal laryngitis; cough compels patient to grasp the larynx; seems as if cough would tear it.

Colic; from cold by getting feet wet; overeating; from cucumbers; salads; hemorrhoidal; of children; agg. sitting, amel. moving about.

Neuralgic pains like a long thread; in face, head, neck, chest.

Traumatic chronic neuritis; neuralgia of stamp after amputation; burning and stinging pains.

Panaritia: with red streaks up the arm; pains drive to despair; in child – bed.

Sore and raw spots on feet, especially heel, from friction. “Efficacious when feet are rubbed sore.” – Dioscorides.

Phlebitis, puerperal; after forceps delivery.

Relation. Complementary: Phos., Puls., Thuja.

Compatible: before, Cal. and Sil. in polypus.

Similar: to, Euph., but coryza and lachrymation are opposite.

Bad effects from getting wet (Rhus).

Aggravation. Predominantly in the evening and in warm room (Puls – in open air, Euph.).

Amelioration. In cold room and open air (Puls.).

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