Onions are extremely low in calories and do not contain cholesterol, but they contain plenty of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are rich in fibers, proteins, vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese, calcium, iron, magnesium, folate, phosphorus, potassium, polyphenols (flavonoids and tannins), quercetin, and sulfur.
All of these nutrients make onions extremely beneficial and helpful in treating many diseases.
A list of the diseases and how to use onions in order to treat them:
-If you suffer from ear inflammation, just apply a baked onion coating over your ear, and keep it for some time.
-Consume one onion baked with some olive oil twice on a daily basis, once in the afternoon and once in the evening, for treating blood clotting.
-In the case of treating wounds, first, wash the affected area and then apply a baked onion.
If you suffer from ulcers or have frequent urination urges you should prepare the following remedy. First, mix one chopped onion in 2dl of water and add 1 tablespoon of honey. Then, cook with 2dl of wine, 2dl of water, and a little rosemary. Consume one tablespoon of this drink every hour.
-In the case of headaches, earache, cold, swelling, or inflammation apply a chopped onion coating directly to the affected and painful area.
-For reducing high body temperature put chopped onions on your feet.
-Chopped onion coating on your neck will treat and stop nose bleeding.
-In order to heal a wound, especially wounds caused by animal bites, put an onion coating on the wound.
-For treating acne, mix one grated onion with some olive oil, apply the mixture to the affected area, and leave it for one or two hours.
-Mix a freshly squeezed juice from one onion with one tablespoon of honey and consume twice or three times a day in order to treat pneumonia.
-For preventing hair loss and stimulating hair growth, massage your scalp a couple of times daily with onion juice.
-Dilute some onion juice in water and consume this drink for relieving persistent coughs or for cleansing your intestines.
-If you suffer from some skin condition, just rub some onion juice onto the affected area two or three times daily.
-In order to treat stomach bloating, combine equal parts of onion juice and brandy, and consume this drink.