You may like to add diced onion to you salads, but you have to know that this veggie can do wonders to your health. Did you know that onions are the most efficient remedy for vomiting? Its antibiotic properties boost immunity.
Sulfur in onions make this vegetable a powerful antiseptic and antibiotic agent. Onions are rich in Querection, an antioxidant that destroys free radicals.
Onion juice is potent natural expectorant, which makes it efficient in the treatment of respiratory ailments. Sulfur and flavonoid compounds make onions an excellent choice for patients diagnosed with diabetes, heart problems, high cholesterol, and arthritis.
Native Americans used onions to relieve cold and flu symptoms. Believe it or not, even the WHO confirmed their potential to relieve respiratory infections, bronchitis, cough, and congestion.
Grate an onion, and squeeze out the juice using a cheesecloth. Make yourself a nice cup of peppermint tea, and let it cool at room temperature. Take 2 tablespoons of the onion juice, and let it work for 5 minutes. Take 2 tablespoons of peppermint tea as well. Repeat this until your symptoms are gone.Air purifier
Place a few onion slices around your house to get rid of bacteria and viruses.Fever
Slice an onion. Massage the bottom of your feet using coconut oil, and apply an onion slice on the arch of every foot. Secure with a gauze, and put on your socks. Let onions do their job overnight. This method will help you pull out toxins from the body and treat diseases.Cough
Peel an onion, and cut it in half. Put a tablespoon of brown sugar on each half, and let your sugared onion rest covered for an hour. Eat your sweetened onion to relieve your cough.Chest congestion
Crush an onion, and stir in cold-pressed coconut oil. Apply the paste onto your chest, and cover with a towel.Colic
Dice a yellow onion, and boil it. Drain the liquid, and preserve it in a glass bottle. Give your child a teaspoon of the onion tea every hour until its condition improves.Ear infection
Chop an onion, put it onto a gauze of thin sock, and tie it closed. Place the sock on your ear, and put on a hat. Remove the sock when the pain disappears.Cuts
Onion skin film has antiseptic properties, so you may want to use it to stop the bleeding.
Rub your iron with an onion slice to prevent rusting
Onion can also help you polish copper and glassware
Use onion to prevent freckling
Rub your skin with onion to keep bugs away
Onion juice boosts hair growth (rub it into your hair roots)
Boil and cool an onion juice. Spray it on your plants to keep stubborn pests
Source: Healthy Food House