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Health Benefits Of Onions.



Those bright green tops of green onions are rich in Vitamin A, so do use them often for:
  • 1. CLEAR CHEST CONGESCUTS
If you’re stuffy, congested and looking for a natural remedy, crush an onion with some coconut oil, then coat your chest with the paste. Cover the area and leave it on until your airway opens up!

  • 2. RELIEVE EAR PAIN
For ear pain or an ear infection, chop an onion and put it into a thin sock. Place the flattened onion sock over your troubled ear and hold it in place. Remove it when the pain subsides!

  • 3. HEAL CUTS
The skin of an onion can help stop light to moderate bleeding . It will also act as an antiseptic for the wound, warding off bacteria and a possible infection.

  • 4. RELIEVE A COUGH
For a persistent cough, peel a large onion and finely chop it. Add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, then cover the onion for 1 hour. Take a small portion of the sugar/onion mix twice a day to help with your cough.


  • 5. REDUCE A FEVER
Take 1 onion and slice it thinly. Rub the bottom of your feet with coconut oil, and put a thin slice onto the arch of each foot. Wrap your feet with cling wrap and wear socks overnight to allow the onion to help the body draw out unwanted toxins!

  • 6. CALM NAUSEA
Juice 1 white or yellow onion, then brew a cup of peppermint tea. Drink 2 teaspoons of the onion juice, wait 5 minutes, then 
drink 2 teaspoons of the peppermint tea. Wait another 5 minutes to see if the nausea subsides. If it’s still there, repeat.


  • 7. REMOVE SPLINTERS
If you have a splinter that just won’t come out, try using an onion! Place an onion slice on the splinter, and use tape or a Band-aid to hold it into place. Leave it for about an hour, then remove and check. The onion should help the splinter begin to make its way out!


  • 8. CLEAN YOUR GRILL
Chop an onion in half and turn on your grill. Use a utensil to glide the onion over the grill to scrub it clean and disinfect it!

  • 9. POLISH YOUR METAL
Slice an onion, then crush it. Combined the crushed onion with water and dab a cloth into the mix. Rub the cloth over the metal surface until clean!

  • 10. PRESERVE AVOCADOS
Prevent your avocados from browning too soon by storing them in an airtight container with red onions. Place half of an onion in the container skinside up, then add in the avocado. This trick will keep your avocados from going bad before you have a chance to use them!

The phytochemicals in onions along with their vitamin C help improve immunity. Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating blood sugar.


For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections.
Do you enjoy sliced onions with your food? If yes, rejoice! Raw onion lowers the production of bad cholesterol (LDL), thus keeping your heart healthy. A powerful compound called quercetin in onions is known to play a significant role in preventing cancer.


Got stung by a honeybee? Apply onion juice on the area for immediate relief from the pain and burning sensation.


Onions scavenge free radicals, thereby reducing your risk of developing gastric ulcers. 
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