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."


Irene Jones

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

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