When it comes to home remedies, onion can do wonders thanks to its numerous health benefits.
This veggie has antiseptic and antibiotic properties and also it is great source of sulfur and Querection-which is an antioxidant that fights against free radicals.
Onion juice is great when it comes to treating issues related with respiratory system, because it is natural expectorant. Compounds like flavonoid and sulfur make onion very effective against arthritis, diabetes, conditions related with cardiovascular system and high cholesterol levels.
This vegetable is very famous among Native Americans. They are using onion for treating cold and flu. World Health Organization confirms its relieving properties against cough, congestion, bronchitis and respiratory infections.
Grate an onion and squeeze the onion juice with cheesecloth. Then, brew a peppermint tea and let it cool down. Consume two teaspoons of the onion juice and after 5 minutes do the same with the peppermint tea. Repeat this procedure until you will get better.
In order to purify the air of viruses and bacteria, place onion slices around your house and wait for the results.
Rub the bottom of your feet with coconut oil and apply thin onion slices into the arch of each foot. Wrap your foot and put your socks on. Leave it to work overnight and next morning you will feel the difference.
Peel the onion and cut it in half. Then, add a tablespoon of brown sugar on each of the pieces, and cover them for an hour. Take it twice a day in order to reduce your problems with cough.
Breakup Chest Congestion
First, crush an onion and mix it well with coconut oil. Apply this paste on your chest and cover it with a dish towel. You will be amazed by the results.
Boil sliced onion for a while, let it cool and drain the juice. Give your baby one tablespoon of the onion tea every hour until the symptoms become less intense.
Cut the onion into slices and tie it into a thin sock. Place the sock over the painful area, covering the head/ear/sock with a hat. When the pain is gone, remove the onion.
The film of the onion skin has antiseptic properties and it can stop bleeding in a matter of seconds.
Other Onion Uses:
- Rub an iron with an onion slice in order to prevent rust
- Polish glassware and copper with onion slice
- Rub your face with onion slice in order to prevent freckling
- Massage your hair with onion juice to improve your hair growth
- In order to prevent avocados from browning, place them in airtight container along with red onions.
- You can protect your plants form pests with previously boiled and cooled onion juice.