(In territories with significant traditional TRAMIL use)
bulb, macerated in water, applied locally 2
According to published and other information:
Use for pneumonia is classified as REC, based on the significant traditional use documented in the TRAMIL surveys, and on available published scientific information.
Should there be a notable worsening of the patient’s condition, or should the respiratorydisorder last more than 5 days or 3 days in case of fever, seek medical attention.
Due to the health risks involved with pneumonia, an initial medical evaluation is recommended. The use of this resource can be considered complementary to medical treatment, unless it is contraindicated.
Use for sapito (thrush) is classified as REC, based on the significant traditional use documented in the TRAMIL surveys, and on available published scientific information.
For topical application, strict hygiene measures should be observed in order to avoid contamination or additional infection.
The bulb of Allium cepa var. aggregatumis widely used for human consumption.
Grind, mash and squeeze one to two bulbs in a cloth. Mix 15 to 30 mL (1-2 spoons) of juice with honey. Drink before breakfast once a day for 3 weeks.
For sapito (mouth candidiasis = thrush):
Apply drops of the fresh bulb juice directly on affected area.
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