noun. large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus.
- wild onion
- alliaceous plant
- Hooker's onion
- family Liliaceae
- lily family
- liliid monocot genus
- Allium acuminatum
Example sentences of the word allium-cepa
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According to ABCHomeopathy, allium cepa is an antibacterial and used to reduce the amount of pain in traumatic and chronic neuritis-an inflammation of nerves.
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Creams and gels that contain allium cepa or onion, such as:
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Use a scar-reducing cream, such as Mederma; it contains allium cepa, an ingredient that works well to treat most keloid scars.
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Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy Cream contains all four of the onion extracts, while the remaining Mederma formulas contain only the allium cepa.