Chinese Name: Hu-Ts'Ung
English Name: Onion
Chinese Herbalist classifies the medicinal action of the onion "as diuretic and expectorant. The water in which onions are boiled is used as a tea to eliminate the retention of fluids in the system."
Hu-Ts"Ung high in Antioxidants
Boiled onions offer health benefits. "A cup of boiled onions contains 11 milligrams of vitamin C, which is Fiber. Boiled onions serve as a source of dietary fiber, a type of carbohydrate that fights disease."
How to Make Onion Tea?
Recipe Name: Onion Lemon Tea
by Irene Jones
Boil 1 Onion
Add 1/2 of Fresh Lemon
Add 1 Teaspoon of Raw Honey
Pour liquid into a cup. Cut one fresh lemon in half. Squeeze the lemon into the onion liquid.
Then stir in the 1 teaspoon of Raw Honey. Stir and drink for Iced Onion Lemon Tea. Let the onion liquid cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Stir and then pour over a cup of ice.
Questions You May Have:
How much water to add for one onion? Until Half-Full
How long to boil the onion? 30 minutes depending on the size of the onion
Note: If you want to boil it longer, 30 minutes to 60 minutes up to 1 hour