Onion is no doubt an important vegetable everyone needs to maintain a good health. They are in the group of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes chives, garlic, shallots, and leeks. These vegetables are packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and potent plant compounds that have proven to promote good health. Its liquid content is not left out.
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Onion water is a liquid extract that is gotten from either straining or blending onions directly. Its juices are rich in vitamin C, B6, and folic acid. In addition, it has an extensive supply of calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and chromium. That's why it is recommended to drink a glass of onion water on an empty stomach in the morning to help flush the body system and supply the body with its nutrients. Below are some of the reasons why you should take onion juice.
1. Help Reduce Inflamed Areas
Onions contain bioflavonoids and quercetin which help to reduce inflammation, build better resistance, and help fight pain. Also, its liquid extracts contain cepaenes and thiosulfates, which inhibit inflammatory cell influx in our bodies. As a result, they can be used for the treatment of swelling and as an anti-inflammatory medicine.
2. Helps Skin Health
Onion juice has substantial amounts of vitamins A, B, C, and other nutrients like phosphorus, iron, calcium, and magnesium. When mixed with honey, it is used as a cosmetic recipe to clear the skin and prevent acne.
3. Promote A Healthy Heart
Onion water helps to reduce cholesterol which helps to improve a healthy heart. It also helps to prevent the accumulation of lipid in the aorta.
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4. Enhance Hair Growth
The essential nutrient required to promote hair growth is sulfur. Onion water contains trace amounts of sulfur, which helps to reduce dandruff and enhance good hair.
5. Improves Digestion
Onion water contains a substantial amount of fiber known as oligofructose which is very soluble and thereby good for easy digestion. It also has a dietary fiber responsible for the healthy bacteria present in the intestines, which enhances bowel movement.
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