Did You Know That An Onion Can Do Miracles For So Many Health Issues
The onion is used as a natural cure in many remedies. It comes from Allium family and because of sulfur has antiseptic and antibiotic properties. Also, it is rich with antioxidant Querectin, which support the fight against free radicals.
There are many issues that people have been treated with onion. Onion juice is a great expectorant so it is recommended for respiratory conditions. Onions are good for heart, arthritis, cholesterol levels, for diabetes and they are a great antioxidant.
Today we will present you some interesting ways how you can use an onion.
Breakup chest congestion –mix crushed onion with coconut oil. Apply it on the chest and cover it with a dish towel and then wear a shirt.
Colic – for colic babies Cherokee Indian used this recipe: In water, boil a diced yellow onion. Let it cool in the water and then drain it. Feed the baby every hour with one teaspoon of this onion tea, until it feels some relief.
Ear pain/infection– in a thin sock put a chopped onion. Place the sock on the ear and cover it with a hat, just to hold the sock in one place.
Cuts– put the onion skin on the bleeding area. The bleeding will stop immediately and because of its antiseptic properties it will heal the wound.
Cough –Slice a large onion in half and on each part put 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, cover it and leave it for an hour. This relish should be taken two times a day, until the cough is gone.
Fever –Take one onion and slice it into thin pieces. At the bottom of your feet rub a coconut oil and then apply an onion slice. Wrap the feet with a cling wrap. Wear socks over it and let it sit through the night. The onion will draw out all the toxins and the illness from your body.
Cleanse the air- You will purify the air of bacteria and viruses if you slice an onion and place it throughout your house.
Vomiting –Grate an onion in a cheesecloth and press the juice out. Brew a cup of peppermint tea and leave it to cool off.
Consume 2 teaspoons of the onion juice and then wait 5 minutes. After 5 minutes take 2 teaspoons of peppermint tea and wait again for 5 minutes. Repeat this procedure until you stop vomiting. The nausea should be gone within 15 minutes.
Other Ways to use an Onion:
• Hair growth – rub your scalp with an onion juice
• To repel bugs – rub an onion on you
• Onion juice repels moths
• Prevent rusting – rub the iron with an onion slice
• Repeal pests – spray the plants with a juice from boiled and cooled onion
• Prevent freckling – rub an onion on you
The Native Americans have treated flu and colds with onion for centuries. Even the WHO (World Health Organization) has accepted the ability of onion to ease congestion, cough, bronchitis and respiratory infections.