Onions and garlic are both alliums and share health benefits. Allium means "I smell," and onions are pungent.

Onion Home Remedies You Can Count On Onion Poultice to Relieve-Congestion and Coughing Onions work like an expectorant. They help break up mucus and congestion in the chest and reduce spasmodic coughs.

“Fire Cider” Immunity Booster Fire cider is an age-old remedy made from onions, horseradish, garlic, cayenne pepper, and other aromatic plants steeped in apple cider vinegar.

3. Onion Honey Syrup An onion syrup is a delicious way to take your medicine. Some people use sugar to make a more traditional syrup but I prefer to use raw honey for even more health benefits.

4. Onions for Ear Infections You may have used garlic oil for an ear infection in your kids before, but onion can be used in much the same way.

5. Onion Soup Soup is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to get more onion into your diet. Save your onion peels and add them to chicken bones and other veggies when you make bone broth.

6. Onions for Sore Muscles, Sprains, and Strains Onions are rubefacient, meaning they draw blood to the surface of the skin and increase circulation.

7. Onions to Draw Out Infection Onions have been used for centuries to remove infection from damaged skin. Their properties will draw out pus from boils, bee stings, and the poison from an insect bite or bee sting.