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How to use Onions to treat Boils

onion as an effective Home treatments for boil

Onion is one of the best natural home remedies for boils. It is a very popular old  remedy that treats boils very effectively as it contains 25 active compounds, including potassium and flavonoids that have anti-inflammatory properties.

Treating boil with onion requires no basic medical knowledge. However, following this simple steps on treating boils with onion is necessary

How Do Onions Treat Boils:

Discover its amazing properties that used for treating boils on the skin.

  • Essential oils in onions exhibit certain properties such as antiseptic, expectorant, analgesic, anticoagulant and antifungal properties to prevent boils along with its recurrence.
  • Using onion methods regularly will help you to mature and flatten the boils along with clearing the pus to get quick relief from the infection.
  • It acts as an absorbent that draws out the bad stuff from your boils, alleviates pain and thus aids in the removal of the infection.
  • It exhibits heat when applied on the body, which in turn helps for proper blood circulation and draws out the pus from the boils for getting quick relief.
  • It contains 25 active compounds such as flavonoids (quercetin), sulfur, potassium salts, etc. which makes it to as an anti-inflammatory property to prevent pain.
  • Red onions work effectively for eliminating the toxins out of the body and thus disinfect your wounds.
  • It has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that treat boils and thus drawing blood into the infected area.
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How Onions are used for Boils:

Here are some of the best ways of using onions for curing your boils. Follow them regularly without any fail to get rid of boils and its recurrence.

Method – 1: (Onion Poultice)

Placing an onion on the boils will help to remove the pus and speed up the healing process.

  • Cut an onion into thick slices and thus place it over the boils.
  • Secure it with a bandage for proper blood circulation.
  • Leave it on for at least 4 hours to overnight.
  • Continue this process regularly till your boils come to a head and drain out.
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Note: Or place heated or roasted onion slices on the boils.

 

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