While onions may bring a tear to your eye and give you a bad breath, they also have plenty of health benefits. The onion has been used as an ingredient in various dishes for thousands of years. I love all onions and anything remotely related to the onion family. I have to have onions in everything and I can eat them like apples.
Onions are good sources of vitamins (vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E) and that means, they are good for the system. They are also high in iron (red onions in particular have the highest concentrations of iron).
Oh magical onions. :-)
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1.) Onion contains mineral components such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, selenium
2.) Onions are used to prevent tooth decay and oral infections.
Chewing raw onions for a few minutes
can kill all the germs
present in the mouth area.
3.) Relieves stomach ache.
4.) Onions Can Help Prevent Inflammation.
5.) Onion juice with honey will help you to cure sore throat.
6.) Onion is very good for arthritis.
7.) Applying onion juice on scalp twice a week for 2 months will cause hair re-growth.
8.) Onion juice restores hair follicles, improves scalp
circulation, help cure alopecia and promote the
growth of new,
9.) Onions are good for diabetes, because they increase the production of insulin in body.
10.) Onions help increase digestive juices and help you lose weight.
11.) One spoonful of onion juice eliminates worms in the stomach of children.
12.) Regular consumption of onion reduces atherosclerosis and colon cancer.
Onion is known for its skin lightening properties. Slice a red onion and
rub on the dark spots. The juice of onion will impart its bleaching
action and help lighten the dark spots.
Onion is also an exfoliating agent and will help in removing the surface
layers of skin to reveal the new and clearer skin underneath. Apply
onion two times a day and leave it on without washing.
To get full benefits, always try to eat raw onion. Also, to ward off the bad-breath side effects, consume a bit
of parsley, which has been proven to fight off some of the effects of
Would you be willing to smell a little worse to feel a little better?
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