Natural remedies are the best when it comes to solving your physical problems. You don’t need that synthetic drug from big labs and pharma whose name you can barely pronounce. What you do need is Mother Nature, and she has everything planned.
Onions are really wonderful vegetables and you probably never think about them except when you are preparing those delicious dinners and they make you cry…
But as you can see in the list that we have prepared for you, onions can do wonders for your health. Don’t miss the following list of health hacks with onions and you will improve so fast you won’t even know it!
1- Forget about coughing thanks to onion
That’s right, onion oil is an excellent expectorant and will help you forget about that damn cough. Of course, your breath will probably not be the best…
2- Say goodbye to fever
This is fantastic if you have children! It is a home remedy that our grandmothers have always used, and it is that if you put a slice of onion on the sole of the foot you will help reduce fever. When you’re in bed with your new “organic” sock, also put a damp cloth with apple cider vinegar on your forehead and the fever will be gone in no time.
3- Did you catch a cold? Not for much longer!
Onions have a peculiar smell and often make you cry, but they have another wonderful side. This vegetable can cure colds in the most natural way possible. Boil an onion in a tea, or eat a raw onion and you will see how you get better in a few hours without having to resort to drugs.
4- Onions work miracles with otitis and earaches
You may be familiar with that horrible feeling when you have an earache that feels like your head is going to explode. And there is a very simple solution that consists of Take out the innermost part of the onion, known as the “heart” and put a piece in your ear.
Onions have amazing anti-inflammatory action, so they’ll reduce that earache and also soften the wax so it’s easier to remove. Do this before you go to bed and you will feel a thousand times better the next morning.
5- Clean your eyes
We all know the ability of onions to make us cry. The more you cut them, the more and more tears will pour out of your eyes without stopping. So why not use them to wash our eyes?
If some foreign body ever enters your eye, like a small insect, eyelash or some dust particle, instead of touching it with your fingers or blowing, you can cut an onion and thanks to your tears that particle will come out by itself.
6- Helps heal small cuts
If you’ve cut yourself, don’t worry. Peel some onion skins as you see in the picture, clean the wound and seal it with the onion skin. It will quickly stop bleeding and help speed wound healing.
7- They help hide scars
This wonderful bulb is fantastic for helping even the deepest wounds heal properly. Surgical scars can heal with the help of onions, which also reduce the scar and prevent it from darkening.
8- Cream against infections and acne
No matter what the problem, it seems that onions have the solution. If you have acne or skin infections, you can prepare this onion cream that will help treat them thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and its high glycolic acid content:
- Boil milk and pour it onto a thick slice of white bread
- Grate an onion over the bread and mix well to form a paste
- Clean the infected area and apply the onion, milk and bread paste.
- Let it act for about 2-2.5 hours so that it can eliminate the infection. Then wash with plenty of water.
9- Help with sunburn
Sunburns can be really nasty, often leaving scars. Apply a slice of onion (cold from the fridge) immediately on the wound and leave it for two minutes. The wound will start to heal and that horrible itching will go away.
10- Insect bites
At this point you will already know all the wonderful properties that onions have. But it turns out that even insect bites can’t get away from them. If an insect bites you, apply a slice of white onion to the area and this will reduce swelling, absorb the poison and help the wound heal.