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onion

Herbal medicine
A perennial culinary herb that contains volatile oils and vitamins B and C, which has a long tradition among herbologists and an antidiabetic, antihypertensive and antiseptic. Onions inhibit platelet aggregation by blocking thromboxane synthesis, reduce glucose in diabetics and may contain a natural enzyme inhibitor that blocks the growth of cancer cells. Raw slices may be applied for insect bites or as a poultice for bruises or sprains. Onions and garlic reduce the incidence of atherogenic diet-induced cholesterol gallstones in experimental models.

onion

(ŭn′yŭn) [AS. oignon]
The edible bulb of the onion plant (genus: Allium), cultivated as a vegetable.

Patient discussion about onion

Q. I don’t know why I love taking onion rich food. I want onions a lot and even I eat onions raw. I don’t know why I love taking onion rich food. I want onions a lot and even I eat onions raw…I don’t know the reason…I don’t know what good it has done to me but wanted to know that can this do any harm?

A. Carry on…..eat…..no problem…but for you information it’s good and why…. you must know……as it have phytochemical flavonoid - Quercetin, which keeps your cardiovascular health good. Quercetin also neutralizes your free radicals. It helps to reduce your hypertension.

Q. I don’t know why I love taking onion rich food. I don’t know why I love taking onion rich food. I want onions a lot and even I eat onions raw…I don’t know the reason…I don’t know what good it has done to me but wanted to know that can this do any harm?

A. Carry on…..eat…..no problem…but for you information it’s good and why…. you must know……as it have phytochemical flavonoid - Quercetin, which keeps your cardiovascular health good. Quercetin also neutralizes your free radicals. It helps to reduce your hypertension.

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Ingredients Serves 6 Veloute: 50g butter Olive oil 3 large leeks, white part only, sliced and washed 5 large potatoes, peeled and diced 750ml chicken or veg stock 200ml double cream Sea salt and white pepper Chive oil: 150ml olive oil Small bunch chives, chopped Sippits Day old bread, cut into small pieces
"Chive Charities started out online, but now the goal of Chive Nation is to bring people together through personal meet-ups because we want to create a real community, not just an anonymous, online one."
Both leaves and blooms of garlic chives are edible, too, but do not be misled by the tuberosum species name; the roots are knobby but hardly bulbous, and not at all tasty.
In the spring, for our existing plants that will not be divided, we lift off mulch; cultivate around each clump; and then place straw mulch completely around the base of each chive clump to inhibit weed growth and retain moisture.
INGREDIENTS: 75g cream cheese or vegan cream cheese 3tsp dried chives 2 x 25cm tortilla wraps 400g tin of kidney beans, drained 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped 1tbsp lemon juice 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp paprika 1tbsp tomato puree METHOD: STAGE ONE 1.
A heat treatment at 60 C for 20 minutes, or at 90 C for 5 minutes, had little effect on the activity of chive extract.
INGREDIENTS (Makes 12-14) 75g cream cheese 3 tsp dried chives 2 x 25cm tortilla wraps 400g tin of kidney beans, drained 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp paprika 1 tbsp tomato puree METHOD 1.
Serve each portion with 1tbsp yoghurt, a few fresh chives and freshly ground black pepper.
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IF YOU have been out in the garden over the last few days, you might have noticed that the clump of chives (Allium schoenoprasum) that you thought might have died in the cold winter has finally woken up.
Remove from heat and add chives. Season with salt and
The potatoes taste "old", the mayo is watery and on the sweet side and the chive a little dry.