Onions are present in almost every dish. But its healing properties raw have been indisputable for centuries, when the positive effect was noticed in inflammations of the upper respiratory tract, which are generally defined as colds and colds. Taken at the first sign of illness, it can save the use of some medicines.
"Zdravnitza" offers you several proven recipes with onions that will improve your health.
Recipe 1: Onion and Honey Syrup
Take 250 g of onion, cut it into slices and mix it with 130 g of honey. Let the mixture sit for 12 hours. Take a small spoonful of the resulting juice. Suitable against colds and coughs.
Folk medicine also uses onions as an anti-diabetic and anthelmintic agent, for bruises, insect bites, to accelerate the ripening of abscesses, for frostbite, burns, for freckles on the face and for runny nose.
For atherosclerosis, a mixture of equal parts of fresh onion juice and honey is made, taken 1 tsp 3-4 times a day.
In atherosclerosis, as a diuretic, in diabetes and to improve digestion: 2-3 heads of finely chopped onion are poured with 2 tsp. lukewarm water, let stand for 7-8 hours, strain. Drink 1 cup of the infusion 3 times a day before meals.
To accelerate the ripening of abscesses, a compress is used, which is prepared from onions and milk. Onions with honey, onions fried in cow butter or boiled with milk are used as an antitussive and expectorant. Freshly prepared onion paste has a beneficial effect on frostbite of the limbs, as well as on fresh and mild burns. Fresh onion juice is used to treat ulcers on the oral mucosa. Freshly prepared onion paste placed in gauze accelerates the cleansing of purulent wounds and promotes their healing.
1 teaspoon of crushed onions soak for 60 minutes in a cup and a half of water. Drink 1 glass of wine before meals 3 times a day.