Things you should know about onions

Vitamin C which is found in onions help to improve the immune system.

Onions help to regulate blood flow because they contain Chromium.

Onions increase insulin in the body, also treats diabetes by controlling

the sugar levels in the blood.

Onions can decrease inflammation, arthritis & heal infections.

Onions help reduce bad Cholesterol this keeps you heart healthy.

Quercetin, a compound in onions is known to play a part in preventing cancer.

Quercitin is also a sedative. there is no better food source of quercitin than onion skins.

Onions help fight chronic bronchitis, hay fight asthma fever, diabetes & infections, specifically linked to stomach cancer.

The onions found to be the healthiest are SHALLOTS & WESTERN YELLOW ONIONS.

Along with Vitamin C & Chromium onions also have Vitamin B6, biotin, calcium, folic acid, vitamin K, Vitamin B1 & dietary fiber. Onions also contain a large amount of SULFUR, this is good for the Liver. Sulfur foods mix well with protein. Together they awaken the amino acids to the brain and nervous system.

When you cut an onions the reason your eyes water, an enzyme called Alliinase.

Onions contain amino acids, methionine & cystine good at detoxing the body from heavy metals. Like, mecury & cadmium, these amino acids move them right out of the body.

Vitamin C found in onions removes lead, arsenic & cadmium.

Boost HDL Cholesterol, thin the blood, lower total cholesterol, lower triglycerides, lower blood pressure. Cardiologists should prescribe onions for better health.

Mix onion juice & honey, cure for cold, fever, allergies, sore throat, and multiple things.

Place a small piece of an onion on the forehead, can keep fever away.

If you inhale an onion it can slow down or completely stop a bloody nose.

A daily onion can cure sleep disorders.

Onions are helpful with digestive issues.

Onion juice, great for healing such as a burn, bite or sting. It might burn but will aid in the process of healing faster.

Onions can help in preventing certain cancers, neck, colon, head.

Onions also help in preventing Atherosclerosis or Osteoporosis, by consuming daily.


If you fry onions in castor oil or sesame oil, you can use this to heal aches & pains.


Apply the juice from onion & juice from turmeric apply to area.

Onion juice on hair to rid lice and hair loss.

Onions contain water, protein, fats, starch, fibers, minerals, calcium, vitamin C, iron and B complex. You should consume between 100 – 150 grams of onions.

Onions provide antioxidants, vitamin A, C & E, provide glowing healthy skin. Protects against harmful UV rays, prevents free radical damage, which causes premature aging.

Onion the richest source of quercetin, very powerful antioxidant keeps your skin wrinkle-free. Vitamins & sulphur, protect your skin, keeping it soft. Anti-aging Massaging your skin with fresh onion juice helps increase the blood circulation & improves the overall appearance, giving the skin a more youthful & radiant appearance.

Treatment Of Dark Spots And Pigmentation

Getting rid of dark spots & pigmentation issues, onions are your go to vegetable. Onions are rich in photo nutrients & anti oxidants, this allows the onion to rid impurities from the skin while providing nourishment.

Lightens The Complexion

Onions help in purifying the blood & supply the body with flavonoids which help Vitamin C in its important functions. Eating onions keeps the skin healthy & glowing.


The antimicrobial,


and anti-inflammatory

Onions work wonders on the skin. Powerful antiseptic protects the skin from acne-causing bacteria and other skin infections. Onions can be used for treatment of acne & pimples.

Try this

mix 1 tablespoon of onion juice & 1 tablespoon of olive oil and apply it on your face. Leave 20 minutes, wash off.

Regular consumption of onion can also give you miraculous results in the case of acne.

Thinning Hair

Yes, onions help in bringing back hair.

Juice an onion, mix with honey or essential oil of your choice to mask the sent. Apply ½ teaspoon to area needed, leave over night and wash away the next day. At most, 3 times weekly.


Decrease In Blood Sugar Levels

Eating onions decreases blood sugar levels, diabetics should check their blood sugar before consuming it could lower their blood sugar level too much.

Pregnant And Nursing Women

Pregnant and nursing women should limit the amount of onion consumption as it often causes heartburn during these stages.

Gastric Burning

Onions are used for treating many gastrointestinal issues, over consumption can cause gastric irritation, vomiting, nausea and burning.

Increased Lithium

Onion may decrease the capability to remove lithium from the body.

If you take any lithium medication supplement of onion, it could increase the lithium amount in your body. You consult a doctor before taking any lithium medications while consuming onion.

If you are allergic to onion do not take aspirin and onion together.




Published by Josephine Conde


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