Benefits of onion

Onions are made as a salad and mixed with vegetables. Onions are used to make food tasty as well as medicine. Onions contain minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, selenium, and phosphorus. Onions are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, antioxidants and fiber! Onions help us in curing many infections and diseases.

Benefits of Onion –

  • Onions contain chromium which controls blood sugar levels in the body. Diabetic patients benefit greatly by eating onions.   
  • Onions contain a very powerful antioxidant compound called quercetin which inhibits the growth of cancer cells and helps protect against cancer.
  • Applying fresh onion juice or paste on bee bites, scorpion bites or other insect bites provides relief.
  • Onion helps prevent tooth decay and mouth infection.
  • Onion helps in lowering cholesterol levels and lowering blood pressure and prevents heart attacks.
  • Iron present in onions helps in the treatment of anemia.
  • Putting a few drops of onion juice in the ear can relieve ear pain and relieve the problem of ringing in the ear.
  • Onions have anti inflammatory properties which are used to reduce inflammation and to treat joint pain or arthritis.
  • By consuming equal amounts of onion juice and honey, it acts as a medicine against cough and cold.
  • Onions have anti bacterial, antiseptic and anti inflammatory properties which protect your skin from acne caused by bacteria and other skin infections.

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