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Onions are root vegetables that are commonly used for daily meal preparation as an ingredient to impart flavour. But did you know that onions are also useful as a home remedy for many problems such as bug bites or sore throats? These root vegetables are mainly used because of their antiseptic properties. Here are 12 different ways to use them.

  1. Coughs
  2. Hair loss
  3. Chest congestion or tightness
  4. Soothing a colic baby
  5. Bug bite treatment
  6. Ear infections
  7. Cuts
  8. Sore throats
  9. Vomiting
  10. Air purification
  11. Sun or stove burns
  12. Fevers
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To soothe a sore throat, boil some onion skin in water. Drink and gargle with it. If the taste is unbearable, add some lemon and honey.

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For burns, cut an onion in half and place it on the affected area. This will help to speed up skin renewal and prevents redness or swelling.

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For fevers, cut and slice some onions. Apply some coconut oil on the bottom of your feet and place the onion slices on the arch. Use a plastic wrap and socks to cover your feet, leave it overnight.

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