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Onions, Medicinal uses
Onions have healing properties that have been scientifically established and have been attributed to their many important components, such as 'quercetin', mustard oil oils and sulphur-containing compounds.
Onions can reduce blood stickiness, preventing clots and heart attacks, while extracts have been shown to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. An onion 'tea' infusion aacts as a general sedative.