Onions are a great tool against respiratory conditions including cough and many other things! They have been touted a super food as they contain sulfur compounds and flavonoids can be very beneficial for the heart and for treating different diseases and health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, cholesterol levels etc. This vegetable is also a great antioxidant.
Here are two recipes to add to your natural home remedies tool kit!
“Relieve the cough tea”
• 2.2 lbs / 1 kg of onions
• 101 oz / 3 liters of water
Method of preparation:
Remove onions’ moustache and skin then cut them into four pieces. Put the onion pieces in a pot together with the water and cook until the water starts boiling. Continue to cook until there is half of the water left. Let the mixture cool then strain it.
Drink one and a half glasses of the resulting liquid two times a day. You can improve this beverage’s taste by adding honey and/or lemon juice.
“Grandma’s Earache destroyer”
An old Grandma’s recipe for an earache is to wrap half a cut onion in a cloth and place it on the affected ear!
• Half a cut and peeled onion
• Tea Towel
Wrap it up and place it on the ear whilst lying down for as long as possible.
There are so many amazing natural remedies that we can use, that have been used for centuries. We have a whole medical cabinet right in our kitchen. We will be exploring this more as it is a huge part in living a healthy and conscious life.