Did you know that the onion skin contains more antioxidants than the onion itself? Most people not knowing this fact throw away the onion skin. This onion skin is rich in potent antioxidants and can improve your overall health. It is proven that the brown layer of the onion contains fiber, antioxidants and flavonoids.

These ones have huge importance for your skin health. We will explain you how to get the benefits from the onion skin.

Onion skin is rich in a strong plant pigment called quercetin, which is very good in reducing hypertension and preventing clogged arteries. In addition of this,  what you may have not know is that the onion skin has anti-cancer, antifungal, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties.

Onion skin can improve you health and cut the risk of:

  • cardiovascular disease
  • colon cancer
  • obesity
  • gastrointestinal problems

How to Make Onion Skin Tea

This tea has positive effects on your whole health and it’s very simple to make. The only thing you should do is to brew the onion skin, strain it and consume the liquid every day. The amount of onion skin you need in order to prepare the tea is not strictly determined. Just grab a few pieces and put them in boiling water. Leave them to stay in the water for 15 minutes.

Drink the tea before bedtime. Quercetin  produces sedative effects, and that  is why we recommend you to consume  this tea  at bedtime.