Allium sativum is a perennial herb used as a food ingredient for seasoning and cultivated throughout India and Central Asia. Before it is homoeopathically proved, it was known to ancient Egyptians and has been used as both food and traditional medicine.
It is a plant kingdom remedy, allium sativum common name is Garlic and it belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae. It is close relatives to the onion, shallots, and chives.
This medicine is highly useful for treating liver-related diseases, helps to balance cholesterol levels in the body, and is effective in treating acidity and constipation in patients.
Apart from these, it has many other medicinal properties also as it can combat sickness, including the common cold, can reduce blood pressure, and also lower the risk of heart diseases.
This blog will explain the Allium sativum 30, Allium sativum 200, Allium sativum 1M, Allium sativum mother tincture, Allium sativum x potencies organ wise uses, its benefits, Allium sativum personality, its clinical uses, relationship with other medicines and side effects in detail.
They are the person having a strong constitution, a dark complexion and they are more towards obesity. It is adapted to the high liver and fleshy people, who consume an enormous food, mostly nonveg foods, and suffer from indigestion and acidity due to their habit of eating and drinking too much.
Guiding symptoms of Allium Sativum
Allium sativum homeopathy is a valuable remedy for treating cholesterol levels in patients. It is effective in lower the heart risk of diseases like myocardial infarction, heartburn, and hypertension.
This medicine is highly indicated to treat acute gastric problems like acidity, stomachache due to overeating, constipation, and indigestion.
This medicine has also marked action on the skin especially the skin around the genitals. It is used to treat and gives relief from the itching eruptions around the female genitalia that appear during menses. Patients are inclined to constant scratch till that area becomes red or excoriated.
Allium sativum is a good remedy for dry cough after eating which gives rise to a perceptible fetid smell from the mouth. It has peculiar cough symptoms indicated by the use of this medicine. The cough symptoms are aggravated by bending the head, and after eating.
One of the most important and major characteristics symptoms of Allium sativum is the sensation of hair on the tongue and throat that excites cough.
Allium Sativum Uses
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The mental symptoms of Allium sativum patients are important for the selection of this medicine. They are very sensitive, get saddened easily and weep in sleep and become restless when alone. There is mental anxiety with a dread of being poisoned and they think that they will never get well.
They are very impatient, impulse to run away, and fear being unable to bear any medicine. Allium sativum can be prescribed for the patient having mental anxiety and wandering thoughts.
Allium sativum is indicated medicine for treating dull headaches with pulsation on the temples and heaviness on the forehead. It is also effective in treating vertigo on looking long and steadily at anything and also on rising from the seat.
It is indicated when there is a dull pain in the occiput, in the morning while lying on the back. The heaviness in the forehead almost prevented the patient to open his eyes.
Allium sativum is used to treat catarrhal ophthalmia at night. There is inflammation with the discharge of the conjunctiva and the patient feels as if there is sand in their eyes and the eyes become sensitive to light. The vessels of the conjunctiva get inflamed due to rubbing of the eyes because of the irritation in them.
There is smarting, burning lachrymation from the eyes, and the eyes get agglutinated in the morning. The patient faces difficulty in reading and focusing on particular things due to burning in the eyes. In such conditions, this medicine is very effective in treating the symptoms and in giving relief.
Allium sativum is indicated to relieve the earache due to throbbing headache, internal ear swelling, and hardened ear wax. There is pain in the lower jaw that extends into the ear and is mainly felt on applying pressure.
A Patients also experience ringing in the ears. This medicine helps remove the pain as well as roaring, ringing, and humming in the ears and is clinically indicated to treat tinnitus and catarrhal deafness.
Allium sativum is a valuable medicine for treating dry coryza rather than fluent. The nose gets stuffed with the mucus causing interruption in respiration with pressive pain above the root of the nose.
There is smarting, stinging pain at the junction of alae nasi and face. The outer wall of each nostril is excoriated due to frequent sneezing and there is blockage of both the nostrils due to mucus. It is also indicated in epistaxis and sometimes blood comes out from the nose on blowing.
Allium sativum has a peculiar sensation of tickling in the lower teeth. There is pressive pulling in the lower jaws. It is indicated to treat the neuralgic pain in the roots of the teeth and hence effective in treating toothache. It is also indicated to reduce the swelling of the gums that sometimes bleed by the slightest pricking.
This medicine has peculiar characteristics sensation of hair on the tongue that helps to rule out and selection of this medicine for patients.
There is a very copious flow f sweetish saliva into the mouth after meals especially after dinner, proceeding from the throat and strongly reminding the patient of the taste of garlic.
Allium sativum is indicated for treating trigeminal neuralgia. There is lancination on the one side of the pain with oversensitivity or uncomfortable tingling and burning sensation around the mouth and face.
It is the best-suited remedy for dryness of the face, especially lips. Lips are parched, cracked, and sometimes bleed due to dryness. The patient constantly licks their lips with their tongue to keep them moistened.
Alium sativum can be indicated in dryness of the throat along with a sensation of stinging and burning in it, especially in the morning. There is a sensation as if a hot and smarting vapor rising in the throat.
It is also indicated to treat soreness of the throat after cols and accumulation of mucus inside it. There is a sticky feeling in the throat with dryness, tickling, heat, and raw feeling in the larynx.
Allium sativum is a valuable remedy for treating periodical asthma. Respiration is difficult with a feeling as his sternum is compressed and heaviness in the chest.
Allium sativum is indicated remedy for treating a typical kind of dry cough. The patient feels as if the cough is arising from the stomach and giving rise to a perceptible fetid smell. There is scraping in the larynx that excites dry cough with a painful irritation of the windpipe while coughing and there is great difficulty in expectorating the mucus.
There is darting pain in the chest due to paroxysmal attacks of hard, dry cough which prevents sleeping. Cough is aggravated by bending the head and after eating.
Allium Sativa is indicated in treating many cardiac-related pathologies or heart-related diseases due to the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessel.it is effective in normalizing the level of pressure and hence indicated in both hypertension and hypotension.
It is often seeming in that patients when they get suffered from diseases their hearts leap a beat which is indicated in heart palpitations. The sensation can be felt in the chest, neck, or throat also.
Allium sativum is an excellent remedy for treating all kinds of gastric issues. There is a feeling of great thirst and hunger due to the weakness of the stomach without an increase in appetite.
It is a highly effective medicine for treating burning eructation that excites copious salivation after having a meal, especially after dinner. There is burning in the stomach which is not painful when not touched but is very sensitive to the least pressure.
There is pressure in the stomach inward, as if a stone were in the epigastric region, relief only by sitting bent and pressing with both hands. The pain becomes unendurable on walking out.
Abdomen and Rectum symptoms
Allium Sativa is used to treat abdominal colic due to the accumulation of flatus in the abdomen. There is incomplete flatulence as if interrupted and emission of fetid flatulence. Everything in the abdomen seemed to drag downward. Every step on the pavement causes excruciating pain as if the intestines would be torn apart.
This medicine is useful in treating obstinate constipation with almost constant dull pain in the bowel. It is also effective in treating blind piles which means the piles that do not bleed. This medicine is used in treating involuntary passing of stools or diarrheic stool preceded, accompanied, and followed by cutting in the abdomen.
Allium sativum is indicated to use urethritis, cystitis, and urinary tract infection. There is a sensation in the bladder and urethra as of urging to urinate but only a little urine passed. The frequency of micturition is increased and urine passes whitish, very abundant, high colored, and becomes cloudy from nitric acid.
Allium Sativa is used to treat painful erection in males that often leads to cause erectile dysfunction.
Allium sativum has marked action on the female genital organ. It is highly used when there are suppurating pimples on the vulva during the menses. There are bright red spots, burning and smarting on the entrance of the vagina.
it can be given in cases of irregular menses that generally appear earlier. During menses, the skin of the internal portion of the thigh presents large excoriations.
Hand and Leg symptoms
There is general lassitude, especially in the lower limbs to such a degree that the patient dreads having to go two or three steps upstairs. There is morning lassitude which appears to depend on nervous insensibility.
The pain in the limbs is always aggravated by changes in the temperature and under the influence of moist heat. The muscles of the limbs are relaxed with the sensation of weakness and tingling in the muscle.
It is indicated when the patient has difficulty in walking due to a sensation of stiffness in the feet and is much more troublesome during rest especially if the foot is not supported.
Allium sativum is used to treat the stiffness of the neck and dull aching pain on the coccyx that is generally felt on raising after long sitting. There is tearing pain in the sacrum that makes the patient irritable.
This medicine is indicated to treat the itching between the shoulders due to red spots like ringworm on the back.
The skin of the patient is extremely sensitive and it is a very good remedy for treating allergic problems especially contact dermatitis.
The skin is extremely dry and there is itching on the skin here and there that is relieved by scratching. There is also formication on the skin which means a feeling of insects crawling on the skin.
There is hard swelling of the integuments with tingling and blisters are also appear on the skin which can be treated by this medicine.
Allium sativum is indicated in catarrhal fever with predominant coldness. There is general heat during which there is distress and she feels twitching in the limbs. During fever, there is vomiting and excess sweating of sour smell that also causes itching.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The complaints of Allium Sativum gets worse after eating heavy meal especially nonveg and hand and leg symptoms get aggravated by walking.
Almost all the conditions of Allium sativum are better in open air by eructation and after passing flatulence.
Relationship with Other Medicine
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedy complementary to Allium Sativum is Arsenic.
The medicines incompatible with Allium sativum are – Aloe. And Allium cepa.
The bad effects of Allium sativum are antidoted by Lycopodium.
Allium Sativum Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Allium Sativum 30 Uses
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with Allium Sativum and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
Allium Sativum 200 Uses
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Allium sativum are matched with the disease individuals.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
Allium Sativum 1M Uses
This is a very high potency of Allium Sativum. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Allium Sativum and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear or until any new symptoms appear.
Allium Sativum Q (Mother Tincture) Uses
The mother tincture of Allium Sativum is highly effective in treating abdominal pain due to indigestion, acidity due to overeating, and constipation. It is also helpful in reducing salt intake and habits of overeating. It relieves cough, chest pain, and cold air sensitivity.
Take 10 drops of Allium Sativum tincture in half cup water thrice a day for 15 days and repeat only if new symptoms appear.
Allium Sativum 3X/6X Uses
This lower potency of Allium Sativum works well in conditions like promoting the immune system and reducing high levels of cholesterol in the body. It is also helpful in treating the eruptions around the genitals of female that appears during menses.
Take 10 drops of dilution directly on the tongue one time a day till the symptoms disappear.
Clinical Indication of Allium Sativum
- Abdominal pain
- Eruption on the skin
- Dryness of the skin
Allium Sativum Side Effects
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
If any side effects of Allium Sativum are seen then, it can be antidoted by lycopodium.