Health Benefits and Ayurvedic Home Remedies of Onions

Health Benefits of OnionThe Value of Onions 

The onion has been used as an ingredient in various dishes for thousands of years by many cultures around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) supports the use of onions for the treatment of poor appetite and to prevent atherosclerosis.   

Health Benefits and Ayurvedic Home Remedies of Onion

  • Onion normalizes vata, kapha and pitta in our body. Consuming equal mixture of onion juice and honey can relive fever, cold, sore throat and cough symptoms.

  • Bleeding from Nose – If someone is bleeding cut the white onion and let the person breathe the smell of fresh cut onion. This will help to stop the blood or reduce it. Hence it is used in conditions like bleeding piles.

  • Onions are low in calories, fat cholesterol and sodium. Daily eat one Red Onion and it will save you from coronary heart diseases and will help you to get a good night sleep.

  • Fever - cut a large white onion and just apply it on the forehead it will help you and save you from side effects.

  • Remove dark pigments and patches – Apply the Onion Juice mix with turmeric on face this will help you to remove dark pigments and patches.

  • Applying onion juice on the hair eliminates lice. Apply Onion Juice to Hair it stops the Hair Fall and help to growth of black hair also. Regular consumption of onions helps to reduce incidences of osteoporosis.

  • Onions are effective used to treat diabetes. Onions increase the production of Insulin in body.

  • Onions are often used to prevent tooth decay and oral infections. Chewing raw onions for 3 to 4 minutes could possibly kill all the germs present in the mouth area.

  • Red Onions help to correct menstrual disorders. Eat Raw Red Onions a few days before the period.

  • Onions are effective against different types of head and neck cancer. Daily consumption of onion with raw sugar helps children to gain height and improve the memory and strengthen the nerves.

  • Onions help increase digestive juices thus helps to have good digestion and help to reduce pain and inflammation of joints in conditions like arthritis.

  • Onions have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that give relief to upset stomach and related gastro syndromes.

  • As an aphrodisiac: Steam a few onions, squeeze and extract the juice (half-a-cup), add two tablespoons of ghee. Drink daily on an empty stomach. The diuretic properties of onion are useful in treating urinary disorders.