Nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and therapeutic uses of Allium cepa: A review

@inproceedings{Upadhyay2016NutraceuticalPA,
  title={Nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and therapeutic uses of Allium cepa: A review},
  author={Ravi Kant Upadhyay},
  year={2016}
}
Onions contain phenolics and flavonoids that have potential anti-inflammatory, anti-cholesterol, anticancer, and antioxidant properties. Onions contain 89% water, 1.5% protein, and vitamins B1, B2, and C, along with potassium and selenium. It also contains polysaccharides such as fructosans, saccharose, peptides, flavonoids (mostly quercetin), and essential oil. Onion contains numerous sulfur compounds including thiosulfinates and thiosulfonates; cepaenes; S-oxides; S, S-dioxides; mono, di, and… CONTINUE READING

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