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Onion and Asafetida

Other Names: Onion, Garden Onion, Green Onions, Spring Onions, Bulb Onion, Lazy Man's Onion, Leek-Tree Onion,  Allium Cepa
Traditional Usages: Food, Cookery, Provokes Appetite, Ease the Belly and Bowels, Dog Bites, Worms in Children, Juice of Onion for Scalding and Burns, With Onion removes Spots and Blemishes on the Skin, Tinnitus, Piles, Earache, Baldness, Curing Chilblains and Warts, Coughs, Colds, Diphtheria, Insect Bites, Oedema, Mild Dropsy, High Blood Pressue, Cystitus - Urinary Tract Infection, Poultices on Chest Reliev Congestion, Abscesses and Boils, Sore Throats, Toothache
Resources: Worldwide
Parts Used: Bulb
Herbal Research: Onion

Other Names: Asafoetida, Hing, Devil's Dung, Stinking Gum, Giant Fennel, Food of the Gods, Ferula Asafoetida
Traditional Usages:  Culinary Spice, Cooking, Helps Digestion, Laxative, To expel mucous during Bronchitis, Asthma, Whooping Cough, Nervous Excitability, Hysteria, Restlessness, Convulsions, To reduce Sexual Excitability, Stress Situations, Flatulence, Bloating, Fungal Infections (Candida), Menstrual Problems, Toothache, Infection of the Mouth, After giving birth it cleanses the Uterus, Lowers Blood Pressure,
Resources: Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, India
Parts Used: Resins, Leaf, Root, Juice
Herbal Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Onion and Asafetida - Herbal remedy for Tuberculosis: Grind an onion and extract the juice out. Add a bit of asafetida. Take this mixture several times a day at half hourly intervals. Asafetida is also known as hing by Indians.

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