Allium cepa Scientific name
The onion plant has a tubular leaf, its bases under the surface of the soil are greased, its task is to store foodstuffs, it has a disk leg, the bottom of the bases of the fatty leaves, ends with fibrous roots,
The onion has a distinctive pungent odor, due to the abundance of sulfuric substances.
There are three types of white and red onions, and a third type is white onions, which are not yellowish.
It is a mummified or bifurcated plant, and Central Asia is considered to be its original home from the Mediterranean basin. It is currently cultivated throughout the world. Onions were of great importance to the ancient pharaohs
Fighting onions are blood clots. It was found that onion juice reduces asthma attacks
, And found that the extract reduces the sensitivity
Which is one of the most studied flavonoids found to protect against cardiovascular disease, stroke, and some types of cancer and prostate cancer.
Eating onion helps to increase the growth of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system because of the content of the two compounds, which is a kind of carbohydrate that support the growth of beneficial bacteria.
Some studies point to the onion role as a bacterial antagonist, with some sulfur compounds found in onions resistant to many bacteria
Onion is a good source of vitamin C, with one large bulb giving about 20% of the daily needs of this vitamin
Eating onions with a certain diet can lower the level of blood glucose in people with diabetes.