Vegetables like Red onions are always in demand during every season. While consuming them raw or in cooked version, one tend to forget that despite the onion breath, these onions help us a lot to regain our health. They also help to fight several dreadful diseases like diabetes and cardiac arrest.
Known as one of the varieties of Allium Cepa and with a historical legacy in ancient Egypt, these can be found in the valleys of Romania and Italy in abundance. The long strings of these Red onions have a traditional tinge to garnish the soups and salads.
The Italian Red onions are more juicier than the other Red onions. The white part inside has so much of flesh that it can be preserved as marmalade. With a blushing hue and a sweet aroma, these Red onions are used to decorate the salad or to improve the flavor of the food served in any style. Large or small, these round Red onions have a longevity for more than three months if stored at normal temperature at a dry place.
Benefits & Features
Even if they bring tears to our eyes, the Red onions have a number of medicinal values. They are full of antioxidant attributes which enable them to combat cancer, asthma, osteoporosis, inflammation, cough and cold. They are also used as first aids to cure the boils or blisters.