When a cough lasts longer than a week, you ought to do something. Here we suggest you a natural ingredient, excellent for such situations. Can you guess which one? Onion! This vegetable is very effective in treating problems of the respiratory tract, coughs and colds included. And not only that! It’s great for your heart, cholesterol levels, diabetes and arthritis.


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Here we show you how to make two cough remedies with onions. They’ll help you get rid of cough easier and faster, and most importantly, in a completely natural way!

Onion Remedies For Cough And Cold
Remedy No. 1

For the preparation, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 kilogram of onions
  • 3 liters of water

Preparation:

Peel the onions and cut them into quarters. Put the onion quarters in a cooking pot and add the water. Bring them to boil. Then, allow the mixture to simmer, until half of the water evaporates.

Next, remove the liquid from the heat and leave it to cool down. Once cool, strain it and transfer it in a glass bottle. Drink 1 glass of this liquid, twice a day. If desired, you can add honey and lemon.

Remedy No. 2

For the preparation, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized apples
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 14 walnuts (cleaned)
  • 3 liters of water

Preparation:

Peel the onions and a give them a good wash. Then, take a knife and cut them into quarters. Cut the apples into quarters, leaving the peel on. Add the cut onions and apples in a cooking pot, along with the cleaned walnuts, and pour 3 liters of water on top of them. Cook the ingredients until half of the water evaporates.

Then, remove the cooking pot from the stove and leave it for 15 minutes, so that the liquid can cool down a bit. Once cool, strain it and transfer it in a glass bottle. Drink 1 glass of this liquid, 3 times a day.

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