The Many Health Benefits of Onions

yayang0405 By yayang0405, 10th Jun 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Onion is a vegetable that can be considered as part of our daily cuisine and maybe because of that we seldom see the health benefits that we are getting from it. Onion with a scientific name of Allium cepa is a member of plantae kingdom. Onion is a very versatile vegetable that can be baked, boiled, braised, fried, roasted, sautéed or can be eaten raw. It is used as an ingredient to many dishes in many years around the world. There are 3 common colors of onions: yellow, red and white.

Health Benefits of Onions

1.) It can be used to treat common cough and cold
2.) It can be used to treat asthma
3.) It can be used to treat respiratory problems
4.) It can be used to treat bacterial infections.
5.) The juice of onion can be used as insect repellent.
6.) It helps fight cancer cells
7.) It acts as blood thinning agents that prevent unwanted clotting of blood.
8.) Onion can help stimulate hair growth, provides relief from itchy scalp and helps minimize hair loss.
9.) It helps to treat acne.
10.) It helps relief sleep disorders.


After I have elaborated some of the health benefits of onions that we are getting from it, maybe now many of us will see onions in a different light and will see the importance of it in our system. Onions has been and will always be part of our daily meals.

Importance Notice:

This herb does not serve as a medicine but as a supplement. Before taking any medicine always consult your physician.


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