Respiratory symptoms of homeopathic remedy Allium Cepa, described by Van Denburg in his book, Therapeutics of Respiratory system, cough & coryza, published in 1916….



A feeling of tightness at the root of the nose.

Profuse acrid coryza, watery discharges; with sneezing and lachrymation.

Nose acrid; eyes bland (Euphrasia the reverse).

Constant sneezing worse in a warm room.

Better in the open air; eyes and nose run a stream.

Headache, thirst, loss of appetite, with the fluent coryza.

Headache, especially in the occiput.

Throat feel as if it would split with the spasmodic cough.

Throat feels as if it would split with the spasmodic cough.


Dry, very spasmodic as if it would tear the larynx, or split the throat.

Must support larynx with hand while coughing.

Coryza and cough from damp cold (N.E.) winds.


Coming into a warm room, but also from breathing cold air.

In evening.


In open air, not cold.


As if splitting the larynx and throat, with violent cough.

M.W. Van Denburg
M. W. (Marvin W.) VAN DENBURG, A.M., M.D.
Author of "A homoeopathic materia medica on a new and original plan ... A sample fascicle containing the arsenic group."
"Therapeutics of the respiratory system, cough and coryza, acute and chronic : repertory with index, materia medica with index"