Did you know that onion peel is very beneficial for your health? I’m sure you didn’t! You might be throwing away those pungent smelling peels every time, without even knowing that they can be put to excellent use.
Let me tell you that these are very good for your skin. This post will introduce you to the benefits of onion peel. So, let’s start!!
1. It has anti-inflammatory properties!
It can work wonders on your rashes, allergies or skin eruptions. It has anti-inflammatory properties. To use it, just soak it in water overnight. Next morning, use this water which has already absorbed all the beneficial agents.
2. It acts as an insect repellent!
If you’re fed up of insects and flies, use onion peel to keep them away! Just place a bowl of the water mentioned above near doors and windows. The foul smell of onion will keep insects away!
3. Use it as the hair conditioner!
Onion peel has to soften and nourishing effect on your hair. To use it, just-just rinse your hair with some onion skin broth after you shampoo.
4. Helpful in Reducing cholesterol.
Onion peel is effective in lowering your high cholesterol level. Prepare an onion skin broth and drink it on a daily basis. You may also add some sugar or honey in it to improve its taste. But don’t forget to have healthy eating habits and do exercise regularly.
5. Can be used as a tonic for stomach infections.
It is helpful in curing stomach infections due to its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Drink onion peel broth along with other medications advised by your doctor for a speedy recovery!
6. It is full of anti-cancer agents!
Onion peels contain an enzyme known as ‘Quercetin’ which helps in fighting cancer cells. Prepare onion skin tea and have it on a daily basis before bedtime.
Here’s how you can prepare onion skin tea: