Onions are great for salads and adding flavor to almost any dish, but they’re also very helpful when it comes to curing illnesses and give overall benefits to our health system of the body.
They also help with fighting chronic diseases like cancer.
Onions are also great if you use them to prevent nausea, flu, viruses and World Health Organization acknowledges them for their beneficial tendencies towards the immune system and the balanced work of the body.
Here’s a list of 10 ways how to use them and what for:
Peel and slice an onion and put a tablespoon of brown sugar on top over each slice and let them stay covered for an hour. After an hour, eat this twice a day to get rid of your cough. The sulfur in onions release anti-bacterial properties while digested that kills cough-causing bacteria. Sulfur also works as a detox that helps the body release the clogged toxins.
2. Fight Hair Loss
Boil some water with slices of full onion and use it as a pre-shampoo to prevent hair loss and grow out new hair. His antimicrobial tendencies remove and prevent dandruff and promote new growth. While the oxidants stop hair loss and help it grow faster and fuller.
3. Loosen Chest Congestion
Crush an onion and make a paste with adding coconut oil to it. Coat your chest with the paste and cover it with a towel. Onions work like a natural antibiotic and strengthen the immune system and the vapors that onion releases also work as an expectorant to loosen the mucous in your chest that causes coughing.
4. Ear Infection
Chop a full onion and put it inside of a sock or material that its cotton made and place it on top of your ear. You can secure it with a hat or a tie. Leave it there until the pain goes away.
You can use onion to treat spots that you’ve cut. Just place an onion on top of the spot that is cut and the anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory tendencies of the onion will help reduce the pain and heal the wound. It will also prevent to get infected.
6. Soothe A Sore Throat
Make a blended mix of onion skin and water. When it’s done, gargle with it the most you can. If the taste is unbearable you can add lemon and honey. The onion will reduce the pain in the throat.
Grate an onion and squeeze it with a cloth and collect the onion juice. Brew some peppermint tea and let it cool completely. Drink two teaspoons of the onion juice and wait five minutes. Then drink two teaspoons of peppermint tea. Repeat this until your stop vomiting.
8. Cleanse The Air
An onion can purify the air because it will suck up the bacteria and viruses in the air and will absorb them. The smell is what it is but it’s better to clean the area than dispose it later.
9. Treat Sun Or Minor Burns
Rub a fresh cut onion onto your skin burn to prevent the pain and inflammatory. The sulfur will prevent infection, help with faster speed skin regeneration and reduce redness and burning.
Cut up some thin onion slices. Massage some coconut oil to your feet (the bottom of the feet) and place the slices of onion on top of them. Wrap them with plastic wrap and put a sock on. The onion will draw out toxins, bacteria, and sickness from the body overnight.