Why you should put onion slices in your sock before going to bed

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Nov 04, 2015

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  • Ancient Chinese medicine talks about access points on the feet.
  • The points are connected to internal organs.
  • Walking barefeet stimulates these points.
  • Chemicals in onion can also trigger these access points.

How would you react if you are told that your feet have several points that can affect most of your internal organs? You may not believe it, let alone react. However, you must not only believe it but also understand it well, so keep reading. By the time you finish reading, you will know what we are talking about.


Onion slices in socks

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Your feet, the bottom of the feet to be precise, have some access points that are believed to be connected to your organs. According to Chinese medicine, these access points in your feet are known as meridians that are closely related with your nervous system. The nerves present at the bottom of the feet act as a great electrical circuit within the body but they often become dormant when we wear shoes.

This is why walking barefeet on the grass or outside is advised. Doing so helps in stimulating the meridians at the bottom of the feet. But, if you can’t do that, you can try onion.


Also read : Amazing health benefits of onion you should be aware


Why onion?

Topical application of onion is helpful in destroying germs and bacteria. Besides, it contains phosphoric acid that can help purify your blood.



Also read : 5 Health problems that onion can cure


How to use it

Take an onion and cut it into flat slices. Prefer organic onions as they are chemical and pesticides free. Now put a slice of onion in each sock and sleep. As you sleep, the natural healing power of onion goes inside your bloodstream, purifying your blood and killing bacteria and germs.


So, the next time you go to bed, wear a fresh pair of socks with onion slice inside them to keep your organs healthy and functioning properly.



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