The organic onion belongs to the genus Allium, of the liliaceae family, which also includes spring onions, chives, leeks... Like most vegetables, the onion is very rich in water, in fact water represents about 90% of its composition. In addition, it is remarkable for its high content in fiber, vitamins and minerals, and its low caloric value.
As it is an organic product, no pesticides or chemical fertilizers have been used that could affect the final product.
- It provides good doses of vitamin C, potassium, calcium and phosphorus.
- It has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and protective properties against cancer, especially breast, colon and prostate cancer.
Rich in fiber
Onions provide B vitamins, especially B3, B6 and B9, as well as vitamin C and a small amount of vitamin E, the latter two having an antioxidant effect.
It is depurative, antioxidant, diuretic and regulates the proper functioning of the stomach, helping to make digestion much lighter and easier, as well as to eliminate toxins.
It is expectorant, antiseptic and bactericidal. Soothing action recommended to treat skin problems. It is also depurative, diuretic, digestive, stomachic, vermifuge, tonic and hypotensive.
Onions are rich in flavonoids and sulfur compounds, which are responsible for their aroma. Anthocyanins are responsible for the pink or purplish color of certain onion varieties.