Onion - useful properties and applications in medicine
Folk Remedies / / August 12, 2017
onion - Allium cepa.Family Onion (Alliaceae).
lily family.Perennial.Leaves radical, fistular, stem and hollow inside.Onion has a rounded or elongated bulb, covered with brownish scales.Flowers whitish, at the top of the stem are collected in spherical umbrella.Blooms in July-August, fruits ripen in September.From seeds sown in the spring in the first year to the end of August, grow small bulbs, which are grown only in the second year.The whole plant has a specific taste and pungent smell.
plant known since ancient times, is cultivated as a vegetable crop in the open field and in greenhouses.
used parts of the plant
bulbs and aerial part.
Irritability onions mucous membranes due to essential oils containing sulfur compounds.The bulb detected nitrogenous substances, vitamins (C, B, A), sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltose, - up to 11%), LAF-vonoidy traces of iodine, volatile.
Application and therapeutic properties
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Drink with hypertension and atherosclerosis, asthenia and hypovitaminosis.
onion is recommended for poor appetite, constipation caused by intestinal, chronic enterocolitis and diarrhea.Ingestion of onions drugs indicated for prostatic hypertrophy, diabetes, chronic suppurative processes and abrasions, and also as a tonic for impotence.Traditional medicine considers the onion and garlic, anti-cancer agents.
Bow regularly use during epidemics of infectious diseases: influenza, cholera, children's infections.Phytoncides onions treated with acute respiratory infections, tonsillitis, flu, with bronchiectasis, etc., which are inhaled for 10-15 minutes evaporation from freshly prepared mush bulbs.
External mush from the bow use for the treatment of purulent skin diseases, for rubbing the head with hair loss.
onion juice is used for lubrication of the nose in rhinitis and for douching with Trichomonas coleitis and thrush.
onions can irritate the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys.Therefore it is included in the diet carefully, since small amounts.
Fresh onion juice mixed with honey (1 part juice to 2 parts honey).Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture 3-4 times a day for 20-40 minutes before meals.
Pharmacy drugs: allilchep, allilglitser.
BDJordanov, BPNikolov, A. Boychinov advised: "A small onion, eats in the evening, is a good tool for the treatment of prostatic hypertrophy."
In homeopathy, Allium cepa is used 3, 3, 6 respiratory diseases: acute respiratory infections in the normal corrosive watery nasal discharge, lacrimation and tickling in the throat;allergic sinusitis.Allium cepa cures and ulcerations on the heels, caused by friction of shoes.