Green onions are familiar to everyone from earlychildhood. It is present in many dishes - both festive, and included in the daily menu. It is added to almost any dish: soups, salads, snacks and hot dishes.
According to historical facts, the use ofthe food of the onion is at least 5000 years old: it was cultivated by peasants of Ancient Egypt. The use of this plant in Russian cuisine, of course, is not so long, but also has a long-standing roots.
Green onions are known exclusively for positivequalities. In addition to the function of decorating dishes and giving them a fresh summer taste at any time of the year, it is known for its curative properties. What is useful for green onions? A question that is difficult to answer briefly.
Green onions - how useful is this vegetable? The answer is known in Russia for a long time: just like garlic, it has the ability to fight infection. That is why it is recommended to use it in large quantities during periods of various epidemics. In addition, when treating traditional medicine, onions are often recommended to add various drops and mixtures to the composition. This is how a bow is useful. About these properties of his grandmothers tell, passing recipes from generation to generation, so the popularity of onions does not decrease.
Still green onions than is useful? Its ability to arouse appetite. That is why it is so often used in the preparation of salads and other dishes that precede the main food. Onions improve digestion, having the property to promote increased secretion of gastric juice. It is for this purpose, often on the table, you can see the raw green onions.
How useful is this vegetable? There is one quality that allocates onions from the mass of other equally known and useful vegetables - it is an aphrodisiac, that is, it has a positive effect on sexual desire and sexual activity. Often eat green onions is useful for a strong relationship and a long, busy sex life.
Now we should remember about its chemical composition. So, the green onions. Why is it useful? His main asset is vitamin C. 100 grams of a vegetable contains such a quantity, which is the daily norm for an adult. Due to this, when you frequently use onions for food, a person rarely suffers from colds. In the spring, the vegetable will help to avoid the effects of beriberi. In addition to vitamin C, green onions contain a large amount of carotene (provitamin A), as well as vitamin A, necessary for the beauty and health of the skin of a person, vision, work of the heart and nervous system; vitamins of group B, which also require the nervous system and the brain. Microelements in the composition of green onions are no less important. Calcium and phosphorus are essential for the health of bones and teeth. Potassium - an important element for the health of the heart and blood vessels, and zinc - for a strong immunity and beauty.
Green onions are considered a reliable tool forprevention of cancer and atherosclerosis. In addition, it is used to prevent prostatitis, to increase hemoglobin levels in the blood, to reduce cholesterol.
It is even surprising that in this unsightly sightthe plant contains such a large number of nutrients. And all this is available all year round without too much effort! Onions are absolutely unpretentious in care - it's not for nothing that they grow it on almost every kitchen sill.