Onions may bring tears to your eyes but the momentary pain they cause is easily outweighed by the fact that they can also help fight against diseases.
The bulbous vegetables are grown all over the globe and used in many different ways. They can be eaten alone, added to dishes to increase the flavor, used to clean barbecue grills, and even placed in ears or socks at night to help heal our bodies.
Yes, onions can help fight colds, fevers, and flulike symptoms. If you ever have a painful earache try this age-old self-healing trick. Grab an onion, cut it open, and take out the center most portion of it. Place the onion heart in the opening of your ear before you go to sleep and when you wake up you should feel much better.
The onion will soften any built up earwax and make it easier to remove. It also works overnight to naturally and effectively decrease any inflammation in the ear that is causing you pain.