The vitamin C present in onions makes them an incredible source for boosting immunity and giving instant relief during winters for common ailments. So, here’s how one can utilize it as an ingredient to boost immunity.
Today’s generation has always disregarded the remedies given by grandparents or parents to cure common illnesses. They have provided some old-age healing solutions that can provide relief from cough and cold during winters. However, the tea from our grandparent’s menu is also proven by science and has the ability to cure cold and runny nose, sore throat, and cough.
Onions are loaded with zinc, iron, antioxidants, vitamin C, and magnesium thereby also making them an essential source for strengthening immunity. They also add color to our meals along with supplying beneficial health properties. So, a warm cup of onion tea will help you in acquiring full advantage of it.
There are two ways to make onion tea. One by using onion and the second by using onion peels.
Recipe For The Onion Tea
- 1 glass of Luke warm water
- 1 chopped onion
- 2-3 black peppercorns
- 1 cardamom pod
- ½ tsp. fennel seeds
Add all the ingredients to a glass of boiling water. Cover the pan and let it boil for 15-20 minutes. Now strain the tea and have it with or without sugar.
Recipe For The Onion Peel Tea
- 1 cup of boiling water
- A tea bag or green tea leaves
- 1 small or half peel of onion
Add the ingredients to boiling water and let it cook for around 10 minutes. Strain the tea and have it with honey or lemon juice.
It should be kept in mind that onions have a very strong pungent smell and taste. So, other ingredients mentioned in the recipe ought to be added or you can do the experiment on your own while enjoying the soothing tea.