If you are not familiar with this fact, but onion is without a doubt the best and also the most diverse natural remedy that is extremely beneficial for numerous health problems. For example, it is very helpful in case of vomiting and also because of its content of antibiotic properties; it can improve the immunity system.
Its rich content in sulfur is the reason that onion is such a powerful antibiotic and antiseptic agent. Also, onion contains Querection – which is an antioxidant and it is very powerful in fight of free radicals. Free radicals are the main reason for numerous chronic conditions, also for cancer.
The juice of onion is an excellent expectorant which is completely natural – and because of this, it is also very efficient in case of respiratory problems. Besides all of these benefits, it is also a highly efficient in treating arthritis, cholesterol levels, heart-related problems and diabetes, due to its content full with sulfur and flavonoid compounds.
Onions have been used by the Native Americans in case of flu and cold. Today, it is also recognized by the World Health Organization as a very powerful treatment in case of congestion, cough, bronchitis and respiratory infections.
Here are some of the amazing health benefits of Onion:
1. Cleans the Air
In order to clean the air from viruses and bacteria, just spread some onion slices in your home.
Take one onion, peel it and then cut it in half. Then add some brown sugar on top of each piece and leave them covered for about one hour. Consume this remedy two times a day to treat cough.
Take one yellow onion, cut it in pieces and then boil it. After, let it cool down and strain it. You should give your baby one teaspoon of this remedy every hour until you notice that the symptoms are starting to disappear.
In case of bleeding, you can use the film of the onion skin and put it on your skin. It has antiseptic properties and it will stop your bleeding.
Take one onion and grate it, and then use cheesecloth to press the juice. Prepare a peppermint tea, and leave it to cool down. Consume 2 teaspoons of the onion juice and after five minutes consume 2 teaspoons of the peppermint tea and perform this procedure until you feel a relief.
Take one onion and slice it. Then use coconut oil to rub your feet at the bottom and put one slice of the onion on the arch of your feet. Then cover your foot and put on socks. Leave it during the night to absorb all the toxins and illness from your body.
7. Breakup Chest Congestion
Prepare a paste with coconut oil and crushed onion. Apply the paste on your chest and use a dish towel to cover it.
8. Ear Infection
Take one thin sock and put one chopped onion and tie it up. Then put this over you painful area and use a hat to cover your ear, head and the sock with it. When the pain calms down, remove it.
Other beneficial uses of Onion:
- You can polish glassware and copper with onion.
- Repel insects by rubbing an onion.
- Repel moths with onion juice.
- Prevent avocado from browning by storing them together with red onion in an airtight container.
- Prevent iron rusting by rubbing an onion slice.
- Prevent freckles by rubbing an onion slice on your face.
- Promote hair growth by rubbing onion juice
- Repel pests from plants by spraying boiled onion juice.