Indigestion caused by a rich diet or by dietary change
Tearing pains in the hip area and abdomen
Origin : Native to central Asia, and now grown worldwide.
Background : Garlic is one of the most ancient of herbs, used by the Babylonians as early as c. 3000 BCE. It is now a popular culinary herb and an important medicinal plant, valued for its antibiotic properties.
Preparation : The fresh garlic bulbs are minced and macerated in alcohol.
Remedy Profile : Allium sat. is most appropriate for people who are oversensitive and need company. Although subject to many fears, they have a particular fear of being poisoned. They generally enjoy a rich, gourmet diet, especially one that includes meat, but are prone to indigestion and catarrh problems. The remedy is primarily associated with indigestion caused by a rich diet or by dietary change. The digestive process is accompanied by pressure in the upper abdomen, foul- smelling gas, and colicky pains around the AGKISTRODON CONTORTRIX (Copperhead snake) 122
navel. Dull pains in the bowels and either constipation or diarrhea may be present. Allium sat. is also used to treat tearing pains in the hip area and abdomen.
Symptoms Better : For sitting bent over.
Symptoms Worse : In the evening; at night; for walking; for pressure on the affected area.