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Medicinal uses of Onion ( Allium cepa L . ) : An Overview

  title={Medicinal uses of Onion ( Allium cepa L . ) : An Overview},
  author={S. Shafiq and Mehak Shakir and Q. Ali},
  • S. Shafiq, Mehak Shakir, Q. Ali
  • Published 2017
  • Chemistry
  • Medicinal value of onion is known since ancient civilizations. Onion is the part of our daily diet and it holds many properties that can help with numerous health issues because it is anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, cardio-protective, vasodilatory, anti-carcenogenic, antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal. Quercetin is main element that gives onion these properties. The extracts of onion are seen to resist the growth of many microbes and are more effective against gram positive bacteria… CONTINUE READING

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