Onion inhalation

Required material

1 - 2 onions


If you have a cold or the sniffles, it can help if you cut open one or more onions and place them on your bedside table over night.

The onion fumes help to reduce the swelling of the nasal mucous membranes.


Onion inhalation can have the following effects:

• Antibacterial

• Anti-inflammatory

• Promotes sputum

• Decongestant

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