Onion – A Natural Home Remedy

Onion – A Natural Home Remedy

 

sliced-onions

 

Whenever we slice an onion, we can’t help but get teary-eyed. We get teary-eyed because of the scent and once the scent evaporates into the air and as we chop them, the scent itself causes tears to flow as it affects the nerves in the nose and the nose is connected with the eyes.

 

sliced red onion

 

Although it makes us cry, we don’t know what to do without it because it is very delicious and its scent is just mouthwatering and most of the foods being prepared for us today usually has onions in them. A lot of people are not aware of that this particular plant/vegetable has valuable natural qualities that make it a good home remedy.

Onions

Onions

 

Onion As A Home Remedy

First of all, an onion is also known as bulb onion and garden onion. This is a natural remedy as it is diuretic, antiseptic, and helpful in digestion and also considered as a stimulant for the respiratory system. Also, it is very beneficial to hypertension. In fact, it is considered to be one of the most effective natural remedies for high cholesterol as it can help increase the HDL or high-density lipoprotein. However, since it is most commonly used in foods, cooking it can make it more edible and it loses its effect. If you can consume an onion raw, then it will be very beneficial.

 

Onion is also an excellent natural allergy remedy:

 

Medicinal Properties Of Onions

As mentioned above, it is proven that an onion is very effective against a lot of conditions such as common cold even up to diabetes. This is because it has anti-inflammatory, anticancer, anticholesterol and antioxidant properties, which is the quercetin. It is also said that there is a medicinal property in this plant that can help against hair loss and help deal with bee stings as well.

 

Health Benefits Of Onion

Onions are a good source of folic acid and iron, which makes it useful when it comes to treatment of anemia. People are encouraged to eat an onion a day because this will help increase the HDL and helps lower the LDL, which is very important in blood pressure, blood clots and heart problems. This is because it can dissolve blood clots and makes out blood thin out in the most natural way. Aside from this, it has chromium, which helps bring down insulin level. As mentioned above, the application of onion on the scalp is known as one of the more unusual but effective home remedies for hair growth. This can also help increase one’s bone density especially people who are at risk of osteoporosis. Eating onions daily is encourages because it can also help reduce the risk of cancer.

 

How To Use An Onion As Home Remedy

This will depend on where you will use it. Onions can be used for coughs and colds and other health conditions and there are various preparations for it. If you are looking on ways to use it, the Internet will provide you with all the information that you need. You just have to search about the specific condition you’re going to use the remedy with.
An onion is really a great home remedy and the fact that it has a lot of benefits makes it even more wonderful. So, you should always have a stock of onions in your home.

This is really not a problem since onions are widely used in almost all the meals that you prepare for your home. It can really make everything delicious and smell delicious as well. It’s really wonderful that it contains a lot of health benefits, which most people don’t really know about. Now you know that an onion isn’t just used to make our meals even more delicious but it contains various health benefits and can be used as a home remedy.

So, if you’re feeling anything like colds, or you’re suffering from hair loss, there’s a remedy for that inside your kitchen! Also, if you can eat it raw, the better. Do it every day and your overall health will benefit from it. You will get used to its raw taste after some time. Onions will do our health well and instead of taking medications, why don’t you just do it in the most natural way possible? No harmful chemicals and no serious side effects!

 

 

Author: Sam Billings

Sammy is the owner of this website and major contributor. Sam's work is also often published in other leading natural health and home remedies websites as well. The content Sam writes about is always thoroughly researched and based on real medical professionals opinions and users testimonials. Sam lives in the Sth Is. of New Zealand.

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