When it comes to treating numerous health problems with the help of ingredients you can find in your home and kitchen is a great way to save some money and promote natural healing.
When it comes to treating numerous health problems with the help of ingredients, you can find around your home, and kitchen is a great way to save some money and promote natural healing. The onion which is the go to an ingredient in every kitchen because of its broad use, contains flavonoids, and super oxidants, which are great and can be used for various problems.
Next time when you cut some onion to use in your food, save a piece of it on the side and try to use it in some of the following ways for bettering your health.
It soothes burns/Prevents scar appearance
If you accidentally burn your finger while cooking your dinner, the first signs that appear are redness and pulsing pain. The onion can help in easing the pain because of its antiseptic properties.
The onion is going to prevent an infection from appearing and it is going to accelerate the healing. Try using the juice from the onion by applying it on the burnt area. By doing this you are going to prevent a scar appearing on that place.
Insect bites/Rashes and Itching
Various insects bite can cause a painful and unbearable itching of irritated skin. Especially, in the summer time, the mosquito bites are unavoidable.
To stop the itching, you can simply massage the affected area of a piece of onion. This is going to reduce the itching. This is happening thanks to the sulfur which is the key ingredient in the onion.
Pain in the ear
This is one of the worst aches. Bake an onion in the oven for about 15 minutes. Cool it of and cut it in half. Strain a few drops of juice and apply on the affected area.
Even though there is not any scientific proof on how this works, there are many testimonials of satisfied people who have felt the results of this cure.
A stuffed nose is a really frustrating condition, especially in the night when you can’t sleep because of it. Often this condition is accompanied by really intense pain and additional pressure in the sinuses.
To reduce this pressure, we recommend you to slice some onion and to breathe in its odor. We have to warn you, there might be some tears streaming down from your eyes, but your condition is going to get better.
It prevents flu/cold
Cut an onion in half and put it on the side of your bed in your bedroom where you are spending the night. You are going to breathe in the odor of the onion in the night which are going to reduce the symptoms of the flu/cold.