Health benefits of Onion
Onion is mostly used spice of Indian kitchen and main ingredient of every meal. It is also used as Salad. Onion is of two types White Onion and Red Onion. In Hindi, Onion is known as Pyaz or Pyaj mostly. In Sanskrit, Onion is popular with name Pandu orPlandu. Onion is English name of Pyaz and its latin name is Allium Cepa ofAmaryllidaceae family. In Indian mythology and Ayurveda you can see the Plandu on many places. Onion is not only used in meal for taste but it has many health properties due to which it is used by every housewife. Some people avoid using raw onion in Salad form due its putridity. To end putridity or foul smell of raw onion, cut it into small pieces and dip into water for some time before use. In Ayurveda, Onion is one very beneficial herb that treats Tridosha (Reduce Vaata, extrude Pitta and destroy Kapha Dosha). Although onion health benefits are too many but some best of them are mentioned as below:
Onion Health Benefits
- In Cough disorders, onion is very beneficial. Mix onion extract 5-7 gram with 1 gram Sonth (Dry ginger) and some honey. Use this mixture to extrude cough or phlegm to treat different cough disorders. Onion is also a sure shot for arthritis.
- Onion is Diuretic and used to treat urinary disorders. Use onion extract empty stomach to treat gonorrhea disease.
- In Hemorrhage treatment, pour the onion extract into nose. You can also tie the half cut onion to treat haemorrhage naturally.
- To avoid sunstroke, put Onion into pocket. If you are suffered with sunstroke then take a massage of onion extract.
- Onion for Eyes– Prepare a solution of equal amount of white onion, ginger and lemon extract and add honey in equal amount of all three ayurvedic herbs. This herbal combination is very beneficial to treat eye disorders like cataract, glaucoma and helps to improve vision.
- In Baldness home remedies, prepare a mixture of onion extract, curd and lemon organic herb. Mix some Suhaga (Borax) in this mixture and apply it on the roots of hairs. Wash your head after 1-2 hours and this herbal mixture also very useful in dandruff removal also.
- Above mentioned 6. herbal mixture is also used to treat skin problems. Apply this paste on the skin to treat disorders.
- Onion for Gastric– Onion is also used to treat stomach ache or abdominal pain due to gastric problem.Use Onion daily in meal or as Salad at home to treat different disorders. You must try these 8 Onion home remedies and take onion health benefits your kitchen herb for healthy body.