For many people, it will sound strange to hear that attaching an onion to the foot can help you treat various kinds of illnesses. However, this remedy is not something new, as that has been a popular natural remedy since the 16th century, and the best thing is that it actually works effectively!
By using this remedy in a proper way the people can successfully:
– Reduce fevers,
– Fight colds, and
– Detoxify the body
This treatment is based on placing onion in the sock and leaving it to stay until the next morning.
As the onions are high in numerous healthy compounds, such as sulfur, they have potent healing properties. They, actually have strong anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial benefits.
Why it is placed on foot?
On the feet are located more than 7,000 nerve endings, which are directly linked to other body organs and parts. So there are direct links to the brain, liver, and the heart.
By placing onion on the feet, its medicinal properties have direct access to numerous systems and body organs.
How to prepare onion sock?
Put a slice of onion in the sock at bedtime, by using a plastic wrap instead of a sock. Sock or plastic will secure the onion and provide the same effects in the morning.
The onion acts by destroying bacteria, germs, and viral pathogens in the body and thus it treats cold and flu symptoms.
Dr. Lauren Feder, author of Natural Baby and Childcare explains that this remedy can be applied in healing swollen lymph nodes, which indicates an infection in the body. Onion-socks can also be of great help in the case of various ailments, including swollen glands.
Additionally, onion poultice socks can be used for:
– Teething, and
– Bladder infections
There are many examples of using that method with the onion sock, which was highly effective. Furthermore, it was used in the case of small children and babies, not just adults.
Our strong advice is to try this natural treatment next time when you feel a cold or flu symptoms, as it will provide amazing effects!
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