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Strong anti-aging, natural anti-biotic medicine for heart and blood, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, boosts HDL level, anticoagulant, dissolves blood clots, thins, cleans and builds blood, onion oils block formation of cancerous growths, helps asthma and allergies. An antiseptic, onions can disinfect animal and insect bites, heal mouth sores, poor vision, bloody diarrhea, help sleep, toothaches, headaches, burns, flesh wounds, burns, bruises, hair loss, parasites, and upset stomachs. Has large amounts of sulfur which cleanses the liver and skin, has antiseptic properties and helps build all connective tissue. Aphrodisiac. Increases orgasms. It’s stimulating oils increase the flow of digestive juices creating a greater absorption of nutrients. The sulfuric oils have antiseptic qualities which prevent putrefaction in the intestines by inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria. Used for athletic performance, anti-bacteria, candida, diabetes, endocrine system, endurance, strength, expectorant, vision and eyes, fungus and fungal infections, heartburn, hemorrhoids, hormones, immune system, insect repellant, joint pain, liver, lungs, mucus, poisoning, salmonella, healthy, glowing younger skin, better sleep, sore throat, stomach cramps, ulcer and cancer, sunburn, teeth, mouth and gums. Onions combine wonderfully with avocados, nuts, seeds and almost any other type of fat or oils. Salads with lots of nuts are good with onions. Many people who live to be 100+ eat onions. Onion juice is insect repellent. Make sure onion-like plants have onion smell or they may not be onion and poisonous.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz