This is my husband’s fav. He eats it raw, cooked, fried, smoked… Anyhow you make it, my Husband loves himself a good onion bulb.
For me I like it in moderation, like blending it with pepper or slicing it in soup sauce. But after getting married I realise my husband would stay in kitchen with me watching and giving instructions to add “more” onions. Put more Na he’s always saying.
Good thing I discovered now that onion is one of the greatest ingredients your can add to your meal daily. Fear not none ever went to hospital for over dozing on onions lol.
You see onions vary in specie, but like ginger they are also of Asian decent. Onions have been used from way back when, for it’s healing properties and for food. In fact it is recorded that onions were used thousands if years ago to bury the dead in Egypt because of the ring like structure they have, they are believed to be “rings of life “.
Rich in Vitamin A(for good sight, skin),B6 (improves metabolism,immune system), Iron (gives you energy, assist with brain nerve coordination) and Phosphate (better bone formation, regulated pooping, hormonal balance, proper nutrient utilization). Need i say more?
Stiffness of blood vessel; onions reduces stiffness of blood vessels, hence reducing exposure to stroke and cardiac conditions.
Cancer prevention; a compound produced by onions as being known to kill cancerous cells.
Antiseptic/antibacterial; onion oil used as a strong antiseptic and antibacterial treatment.
Lowers Production of bad cholesterol: raw onions eaten helps lowers production of bad cholesterol in the body
No more fever, cold or allergies: Onion and Honey when mixed is used to treat fever, cold and allergies.
Reduce nose bleeding: if you notice you’re bleeding from the nose just cut the onion in two, put a small slice under your nose and inhale. It will help reduce/stop the bleeding.
Natural Antidepressant: onion is a good natural antidepressant. it also aids sleep and appetite.
Long story short, what will you do if you could choose between eating food to improve your health or eaten drugs to survive?