Using Red Onion Beneficial to Your Health
The onion contains many valuable minerals: calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, iron, copper and zinc. It has vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid and biotin. The active ingredients of garlic prevent warts, corns, hair loss and cure disorders of the intestinal flora and digestive problems as well. Even ancient Greek and Roman historians recorded the medicinal use of the onion. Very popular among garden plants, Paracelsus said: The onion is as valuable as a whole pharmacy. Over time, the Vikings discovered that eating onions protected the esophagus, stomach, colon, and lungs from tumor.
Onions at the bedside In case of cold, place a sliced onion on the nightstand at head height. Onions have beneficial essential oils for our health and vitamins
PCB Solvent Onion Syrup Combine 2 or 3 chopped onions with 3 tablespoons of sugar or honey Add to this mixture to 1/8 gallon of water in a saucepan and simmer for five minutes. Filter and cool the resulting syrup. Take 3-5 tbsp per a day.
More recipes for cold Boil one finely chopped onion in 2 cups of water for 2 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes and then inhale the fumes.
Sore throat Slice a fresh onion into large pieces. Cover it with some sugar and place the mix in a bowl into a refrigerator.It will create some juice after a few hours. Take a tsp several times a day.
Arthritis and rheumatism pain The fresh onion juice has an anti-inflammatory analgesic effect. Chop 2 or 3 onions and place them in a thin, clean linen cloth. Warm it up over a steam/no microwave/, till the juice develops. Cool it down. Compress slightly by placing the cloth to the patient's body part to relieve arthritis pain and rheumatism.
Insomnia Boil half a chopped onion in a cup of milk for 2 minutes Cool it down and add some honey. An excellent warm drink before bedtime.
Case of cold extremities Cut one onion into very small pieces.Drain the juice and apply it on the limbs.
Migraine Avoid a migraine by putting onion packs on the forehead. Hair Loss Mix very finely cut onion with a little warm water Apply the mixture all over your head and leave it on for about 10 minutes. Wash it of with your regular shampoo, repeat as needed.
Wart Cut an onion and sprinkle it with salt. Leave it overnight. The next day rub the warts with the juice twice a day until it disappears.
I also want to mention that as good as onions are for people, they are deadly for cats and dogs! In the everyday cooking the most used ingredients can benefit your entire health. I have been using it all my life,to keep myself healthy and well. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.
by Maria Szarnyasi