Monday, June 13, 2011

Onion Bulb

Onion, like garlic, is said to protect against infection and help to build the immune systemand support healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levelsHelpful in keeping colds and flu away during the season.Onion has qualities like garlic and it has been used for gravel, dropsy, digestive disorders, nervousness and respiratory ailments. An antiseptic, it is beneficial for cleansing the gastrointestinal tract. It has helped lower the blood pressure, and thought to strengthen sexual vitality when illness or stress are associated with decreased vigor.
One of nature's best natural immunity enhancers it can protect against infection of all kinds. As a potent antibiotic and antiseptic, it is a good way to build up the body's natural defenses against all sorts of ailments, including common colds, flu, sore throat, bronchial infection, gastric infection, worms, dysentery and typhoid. Onion has been used to treat eczema, atherosclerosis, acts as a cancer preventative, diabetes, asthma and fights off infections.
For good heart health, Onion is said to promote healthy blood pressure levels. It is said to raise blood levels of beneficial HDL (good cholesterol) and clean out the arteries of LDL (bad cholesterol) that can clog them, choking off blood flow through the heart. Onion promotes better blood circulation and reduces the risk of heart attack, arteriosclerosis and stroke. Onions are said to be very effective against greasy or fatty foods, reducing the cholesterol and fat content in the blood, giving the heart natural protection.
Onion helps to support healthy blood-sugar levels in diabetics. A compound contained in Onion has been shown to block the breakdown of insulin by the liver and possibly stimulate insulin production by the pancreas, increasing the amount of insulin and reducing sugar levels in the blood. Onion does not reduce blood sugar levels in healthy, nondiabetic people.
Onion has been shown to have immune-enhancing properties that can work to counter harmful invaders that attack healthy cells. A potent antioxidant, it has been known to help neutralize free radicals and the destructive, free radical or oxidative damage to tissues or cells. The flavonoids in the Onion, are thought to slow the growth of malignant cells. It may also help prevent colon cancer, and is an excellent support for a healthy digestive system and works to combat gastric infection and relieve intestinal gas, upset stomach and gastrointestinal pains. Onion may prevent gastric ulcers by scavenging free radicals and by preventing growth of the ulcer-forming micro-organism, Heliobacter pylori. Onion has infection fighting properties that will also help to expel intestinal parasites.
A recent study the potential to decrease the incidence of osteoporosis.
Onion, used as an expectorant, is said to loosen and help rid the respiratory tract of phlegm and clear general catarrh. It is also believed to relax people, and some claim that taking Onion will help provide a good night's sleep.
Ingredients: Onion, Distilled Water and 20% alcohol.
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice or water, under the tongue or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Currently, there are no known warnings or contraindications with the use of Onion. However, because Onion is believed to lower blood sugar, people who are hypoglycemic should not take Onion without first consulting their health care providers. Moreover, because Onion may also have blood thinning properties, those who take blood thinners (Coumadin, warfarin, aspirin, etc.) should consult a physician before using.
Disclaimer: The information presented herein by New Way Herbs is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

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