The flavonoids in onion tend to be more concentrated in the outer layers of the flesh. To maximize your health benefits, peel off as little of the fleshy, edible portion as possible when removing the onion’s outermost paper layer. Even a small amount of “overpeeling” can result in unwanted loss of flavonoids. For example, a red onion can lose about 20% of its quercetin and almost 75% of its anthocyanins if it is “overpeeled.”
This is not a new idea. Onions were used by certain individuals in Europe to successfully fight off the plaguein the early 1900’s. Ayurvedic medicine has been using an onion poultice for the chest or feet to cure coughs, fevers and flus for centuries. They also use the onion poultice to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints. Homeopathic doctors also use the healing power of onions to heal from viruses and illness.
Cut Up Organic Onions Into Slices
Please remember it is dangerous to cut an onion and try to use it to cook the next day, it becomes highly poisonous for even a single night and creates toxic bacteria which may cause adverse stomach infections because of excess bile secretions and even food poisoning.
Onions are a very good source of vitamin C, B6, biotin, chromium, calcium and dietary fibre. In addition, they contain good amounts of folic acid and vitamin B1 and K.A 100 gram serving provides 44 calories, mostly as complex carbohydrate, with 1.4 grams of fibre.Like garlic, onions also have the enzyme alliinase, which is released when an onion is cut or crushed and it causes your eyes to water.
Put A Piece Of Onion In Each Sock And Go To Bed
The bottom of the feet have many different nerve endings, approximately 7,000 (basically meridians) that directly link to different organs within the body. They are very powerful electrical circuits within the body and are often dormant because we wear shoes and don’t get accupuncture done to help the meridians or nerves in any way. This is why I recommend walking outside barefoot!
Benefits Of Putting A Slice Of Onion In Your Sock Before Bed!
Viruses and bacteria can become airborne via droplets of saliva or mucus when people cough or sneeze, but they don’t, generally speaking, hover in the atmosphere like gases and odors. When the phosphoric acid from the onions is absorbed through the skin, it cleanses the blood and also purifies the air – while you sleep, this little chamber of smelly onion around your feet will cleanse the air, get rid of foot smell and absorb toxins and chemicals. Cut onions can likewise be used to get rid of mold smells in a closet, drawer or room.