Fig. 42. Onions.

Onion (Allium cepa L.) - cultivated plant. The bulbs contain essential oils and vitamins. Their alcohol extraction in a mix with glycerin (1 : 1), called allergical, use of tampons as antimicrobial remedy for Trichomonas colpitis , and rhinitis. Removing 70% alcohol (160 g chopped onions add up to produce 1 liter of liquors), called llilca, take 20-30 drops 3 times a day (before meals) with atony ulcers, colitis, atherosclerosis.
In Russia said: "Bow from seven ailment". It onions (and its sister garlic) in addition to vitamins, mineral salts, trace elements contains a large number of phytoncides - volatile substances, it kills microorganisms. The sweet smells of garlic and onions kill dysentery, diphtheria and tuberculosis bacilli, streptococci, staphylococci. The strongest effect is volatile acute North bows.
People have long noticed that the bow prevent people and animals from diseases. Chords onions and garlic were hung in huts.
And now scientists note that workers greenhouses, where they grow green onions, don't get sick with influenza. In many diseases, it is recommended onions. Our pharmaceutical industry produces the drugs derived from onions and garlic. Chopped onion or onion juice is used externally for pustular skin diseases, with irritation. Add chopped onion and garlic to warts, bites of bees and other insects. When influenza to prevent sniffing a cotton swab soaked with onion juice.
At illnesses of a liver, acute diseases of the gastrointestinal tract onion is contraindicated. You should limit itself to the use of raw onion and those who have marked cardiovascular disease.
Drew the attention of scientists and onion peels. As it turned out, it has many useful properties: as a means for healing of wounds and strengthening of hair, rinse throat.
All kinds of onions almost four hundred. From huge, taller than a man, Luke of aflatonov to squat Saratovskogo. And all the valuable medicinal plants. In the gardens cultivated several types: the Welsh onion, leeks, Slizen, chives, otherwise it is called chives, stacked, fragrant. But the most common is the onion. This source of health is available all year round.