Health Benefits of Onion
The onion called Allium cepa also known as the bulb onion
and common onion, is good for health in many ways
Good Oral Health:
To prevent tooth decay and oral infections, onions are used.
To kill the germs present in the mouth area, chew onion for
two to three minutes.
Treatment for Heart Ailments:
Onion are also said to thin the blood which in turn prevents the
red blood cells from forming clumps.
Blocks in the blood can also lead to hear disorders.
Onion juice mixed with honey or olive oil is said to be best treatment
for acne condition.
Treatment for Cough:
Honey juice and onion juice with equal measure can relive sore throat
and cough symptoms.
Used as Insect Repellent:
If you are bit by a honey, then you can also use onion as a repellent.
Onion is Beneficial in the following conditions:
High Blood Pressure
Helps destroy worms and other parasites.
Bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial tube)
Neuritis (inflammation of the nerves)
Vertigo (inflammation of nerves)
Diuretic (increases the secretion of urine)
Diabetes mellitus - lowers blood sugar.
Valuable for the hair, nails of the fingers and toes,
and for the eyes.
Sinus conditions - helps to drain mucus from the cavities
and loosen phlegm.
Whether fresh or cooked onions have antiplatelet, adhesiveness,
thus preventing thrombosis.
Nutritive Values of Onions : Per 100 gm.
Vitamin A : 50 I.U.
Vitamin B :
Vitamin C : 9 mg.
Calcium : 32 mg.
Phosphorus : 44 mg.
Potassium : 300 mg.
Carbohydrates : 10.3 gm.
Protein : 1.4 mg.
Calories : 45