The Onion - Allium cepa

Nutritional properties

Onions are well known for providing flavour but are also a healthy addition to our diet. They contain many vitamins - notably vitamin C - and fibre. Other nutrients found in onions may help with gut health. The World Health Organisation has recognised the onion for its ability to help relieve flu symptoms, including coughs, congestion, respiratory infections and bronchitis. (WHO: Monographs on selected Medicinal Plants.)