Onion is a basic flavouring in the kitchen. Used in soups, pickles and cooked vegetable dishes, sauces, hearty casseroles, and bean and lentil dishes.
Often accompanies meat, such as shepherds pie and meat loaf.
MEDICINAL: Antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant and
rubefacient. It is believed to stimulate the liver and
is beneficial to the heart and nervous system.