The onion :
-is anti-septic and rich in vitamins, A, B, and C.
-is a good source of folic acid, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, chromium, and fiber.
-stimulates healthy bacteria growth and suppresses bad bacteria in the colon.
-said to reduce the growth of tumors in the colon.
-may lower blood lipids and blood pressure.
-has anti-clotting properties and is rich in flavonoids which reduces risk of cardiovascular disease.