12 Surprising And Natural Onion Remedies You Can Use At Home

12 Surprising And Natural Onion Remedies You Can Use At Home

Onions are a great addition to many meals.

They make macaroni and cheese even tastier, and salads more bearable.

But according to some people, they’re for more than just eating.

Onions are apparently very good for curing certain ailments and helping out around the house.

You could say that onions are a very versatile food.

Not only that but onions can boost your immunity, stop vomiting, treat respiratory conditions and even help treat arthritis.


Here are some incredible onion remedies you’ll be dying to try at home.


Got a nasty cough that you’re trying to get rid of?

Peel and slice an onion in half and put a tablespoon of brown sugar over each slice. Cover them for an hour.

You can eat this relish twice a day to get rid of your cough. 

Fight Hair Loss

Keep your hair by boiling some water with an onion in it. Simply use this liquid as a pre-shampoo rinse to help fight hair loss and grow out your hair.

Loosen Chest Congestion

Simply crush up an onion and make a paste using coconut oil.

Coat the paste over your chest and cover it with a dish towel, leave it to rest for five minutes until you feel better.

Soothe a Colic Baby

Is your baby suffering from colic? Then give them a teaspoon of onion tea every hour to calm them.

Simply boil a diced yellow onion in some water and allow it to cool before draining.

Soothe a Bug Bite

Place a piece of onion over a bug bite to ease the irritation.

Ear Infection

Chop up an onion and put it inside of a thin sock and tie it closed.

Then put the sock over your ear and hold it in place with a hat. It may look silly but leave it on until the pain goes away.


Use the film of your onion skin for a cut. It works as an antiseptic agent that stops bleeding quickly. 

Soothe a Sore Throat

You can make a simple decoction from the onion skin and water.

Drink a little before gargling. You can always add lemon and honey if it tastes too bad.


Grate an onion and squeeze it with a cheesecloth to collect the juice. Brew some peppermint tea, let it cool, and then drink two teaspoons of the onion juice. Wait five minutes, then drink two teaspoons of peppermint tea.

Repeat this until your stop vomiting.

Cleanse the Air

An onion will purify the air by sucking out bacteria and viruses by absorbing it.

Treat Sun or Minor Burns

Rub some fresh onion on your burn to prevent infection.


For this remedy simply cut up some thin onion slices.

Run some coconut oil on the bottom of your feet and apply the thing slices onto the arches of each foot.

Then wrap your feet with plastic wrap and cover with a sock.

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