The majority of people are unaware that onions are a food that has been cultivated for over 5000 years. This vegetable is an incredible regulator of many processes happening within the body, along with the fact that it is packed with fibers and vitamins. The onion can provide us huge amounts of vitamins and minerals; it contains magnesium, potassium, iron, phosphorus and calcium as well.
All of the minerals we mentioned reinforce the bones and teeth, boost the immune system and work as a mild laxative.
They intervene in the nerve impulse and muscle movement generation as well and balance the water levels inside the cells.
Below are all of the amazing onion medicinal benefits:
1. Relieves nasal congestion
Dice an onion and then combine it with coconut oil, stirring until you get a homogenous mixture. Then, apply this paste all over your chest and cover yourself with a blanket to keep you warm.
This eliminates the mucus and makes breathing easier.
2. Reduces fever
Slice up a bigger onion and into thin slices. Then spread the a little coconut oil on the cake plant and then put the slices of onion in the feet’s arches.
Then fasten the onions to your feet so that they stay in place. You ought to leave them on all night in order for them to take effect.
3. Fight ear infections
Slice one in half and then place it within a sock. After the onion is fastened on the affected area, let it act for about 10 or 15 mins. This gets rid of the infection and soothes the pain.
4. Helps cuts wounds recovery
Slice an onion in thin rings and place it over a bleeding wound or cut. This is going to stop the blood right away and simultaneously work as an antiseptic to stop infections from spreading.
5. Relieve cough
Slice up an onion into thin pieces and boil it with a tablespoon of brown sugar. After that strain the mixture and drink it twice per day to ease your cough.