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Why eggs, onions, and garlic?

The Gemara in Niddah (17a) writes: אמר ר"ש בן יוחי ה' דברים הן שהעושה אותן מתחייב בנפשו ודמו בראשו האוכל שום קלוף ובצל קלוף וביצה קלופה והשותה משקין מזוגין שעבר עליהן הלילה והלן בבית הקברות......
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Ruach Raah by Mayim Achronim

If one looks at the sources for Mayim achronim (Chullin 106,and SA 181) one will note that ruach raah is only mentioned in context with regards to pouring the water on the earth,but never discusses ...
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Can Animals Be Affected By Ruach Ra’ah

Can a person’s animal be affected by Ruach ra’ah if one touches their pet’s mouth or the inside of their ear before doing morning netilat yadayim?
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Medicine Under the Bed

Although the Shulchan Aruch YD (116:5) writes ולא יתן תבשיל ולא משקים תחת המטה מפני שרוח רעה שורה עליהם - don't put cooked food or drinks under the bed due to ruach ra'ah does that issue ...
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Water From Morning Netilat Yadayim

If the water from morning netilat yadayim dried on a particular area, and was then touched by an individual who washed their hands, would one then have to wash their hands again?
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Details on "food products under bed"

If food products were found under a bed, after someone slept (took a nap) on it, is there a way to render that food edible? 1) Is it possible to rinse it 3 times, like for food touched before morning ...
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