Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Health Benefits and Medicinal uses of Onion

  • The uses of onions are primarily in cooking, as it is the most abundant ingredient in most dishes. However, there are some medicinal uses of onion. Onion have an antibacterial and antifungal properties. Some people mixed vinegar with onion juice and apply it in their freckles and warts, it is believed that it can remove/reduce this skin problems.

    Onion is Benenificial in the following conditions:

  • Onions stimulate the immune system.
  • Onions are also used as a diuretic,expectorant and antiseptic.
  • Onions may be particularly beneficial for women in combating osteoporosis.
  • Onion can improve lung function,especially in asthma.
  • Influenza Colds, Tuberculosis ,Insomnia ,Pneumonia ,Antiallergy,Obesity,Reduce inflammation
  • Slightly laxative ,High Blood Pressure ,Lowers cholesterol ,Prolong longevity
  • 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.
  • fresh or cooked onions have antiplatelet, adhesiveness, thus preventing thrombosis.

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