Onion Home Remedies.

 Table of Contents

  • Medicinal Benefits of Onions.
  • Removing a foreign object from the eye.
  • Onions and athlete's foot.
  • Onions and bee stings.
  • Onions and infected sores and boils.
  • Onions a natural antibiotic for colds.
  • Onions and mosquito bites.

Onion Home Remedies!!   Who would have thought that this smelly bulb, that make your eyes water and your hands pong, could contain substances which can be used for a horde of homemade remedies?

Medicinal Benefits of Onions

  • Quercetin is a flavonoid contained in onions, which is a powerful natural antioxidant, a natural antihistamine as well as a natural anti-inflammatory.
  • Onions also contain sulfur (hence the pong) which is excellent for the skin and is used as really worthwhile acne home remedies as well as for home remedies for removing warts..
  • The flavonoid contained in onions is also beneficial in lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure and is said to help clean the blood and protect us against toxic build up.
  • Onions are rich in vitamins C, B1, B6 and K, folic acid, organic Sulphur, phosphorus and calcium.
  • They also have a high pectin content and contain flavonoids and volatile oils.

Removing a Foreign Object from the Eye

Chop a raw onion quickly. Don't turn your face away from the onion, then let your naturally produced tears do the rest

  • A traditional home remedy passed on by word of mouth, and it really works!

Onion Home Remedy for Relief of Athlete's Foot Symptoms.

Grate a raw onion, strain the juice and then rub this juice into the affected area to reduce itching.   This should be done morning, noon and at night.

  • Quercetin found in onions is a natural anti-inflammatory and gives relief to the itching. Quercetin can destroy and inhibit various bacteria and fungi because of its anti-bacterial action.

Simple tips for using Onions

Nobody wants to suffer from Dandruff, do they?

So, what you do is grate a big onion and spread it around, making pathways.

Leave for awhile and then please wash your hair afterwards, otherwise  you gonna be smelling like an onion.

You will see the difference,

Soothing of Bee Stings

Remove the bee sting by scraping it off the puncture site, never pull it out as you will merely be squeezing the venom into the body.

Crush a raw white onion and apply to the stung place. The infected area should not even swell.

  • Quercetin found in onions is a natural anti-histamine and will relieve the allergic side effects of a bee sting. It is also an anti-inflammatory and will give relief to any discomfort in the area around the sting.
  • White onions contain small quantities of quercetin, so rather stick to red and yellow onions if its the quercetin you are after.

TIP NO. 1        

Do you Cry when you cut onions?

You do?

Solve that problem easily, and simply by keeping a piece of gum handy and then start chewing , it will stop your tears. 



Try this absolutely delicious onion soup,  it is so easy to make and doesn't strain the purse string's.

Traditional Onion Home Remedies for infected sores as well as for Boils.

Heat up some milk and pour onto a thick slice of bread, grate an onion and mix with the milk and bread, mix into a paste and place on the infected sore or boil. This poultice will draw the pus from the sore, and the boil will pop!

  • The onion has very good absorption qualities, which will help draw the bad stuff from the sore or boil, and the anti-inflammatory properties will help with any inflammation of the infected area.

Do Onions help Colds?

Onions and garlic are a rich source of the antibiotic, antifungal and antitumor compound known as allicin.

  • And then when we cut or crush the onions, the acid pours onto the fiber and allicin is the result of that chemical reaction.
  • So the answer to do Onions help Colds is Yes they do!!

Homemade Onion Remedy for Mosquito Bites

Grate a raw onion and rub onto the bite area.

  • The anti-inflammatory and anti-histamine properties contained in onions will help localized reaction of the tissue surrounding the bite and relieve any allergic reaction.


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Quote of Note

"oh, that miracle clove! Not only does garlic taste good, it cures baldness and tennis elbow too".

~ Laurie Burrows Grad ~

"An onion can make people cry but there has never been a vegetable that can make people laugh."

~ Will Rogers ~

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