In addition to being a seasoning, red onion can also be used for the health sector. Where onion has medicinal properties. Because every 100 grams of red onion bulbs contain 39 cal calories, 1.5 grams of protein, 0.3 grams of charcoal hydrate, 0.2 grams of fat, 36 mg of calcium, 40 mg of phosphorus, 0.8 mg of iron, 0.03 mg of vitamin Bruce, 2 grams of vitamin Carter, and 88 grams of water.
In addition to the above content, shallots also contain amino acid chemicals that are odorless, colorless, but easily soluble in water. This amino acid bond as alliin. Because the influence of another enzyme alliin can also be transformed into a substance containing sulfur called allicin. With B1 (thiamin), alliicin forms a chemical bond called allithiamine. The chemical bond is more easily absorbed by the human body than vitamin B1 itself. With this content, red onion is suitable to be used as traditional medicines.
The following are the benefits of onion for health:
To overcome coughing
Grab 3 shallots, grate and add with lemon juice and coconut oil to taste. Stir well and apply on the neck and chest.
If it catches a cold
Prepare 8 bulbs of onion, wash and mash until smooth. Then squeeze with whiting water. Rub on the spine, neck, stomach and legs.
Take 30 gr of red onion and blender with enough water. Add honey, then drink it.
Take enough red onion, then pulverize until smooth. After that the red onion spread on the whole body.
Take 2 onion basins and crush until smooth. After that, stir on shallots in the whole body.
To overcome the swollen breasts
Provide enough shallots, then wash, and rinse with warm, clean water. After that, mash the shallots. How to use it is to lubricate the onion all over the affected breast, but not to the nipple. It should be noted that breast inflammation usually occurs around 1-2 weeks after giving birth. The causes include congestion of the ducts, or large amounts of milk but the discharge is not smooth. The causes include being infected with germs which are infected by the baby when sucking, or exposed to germs from clothes and dirty bra. Symptoms of mastitis are seen in breast swelling and are hard, hot, painful when touched, and the color is reddish, followed by fever or fever.
That is the benefit of onion that can be used as a medicine. Hopefully useful for you and your family.