Chinese onions: useful properties and recipes for the treatment of joints


The caudal bird has not received official recognition of its medicinal properties. But traditional medicine has successfully applied this plant in the fight against such ills, against which traditional medicine can not boast of impressive results. Examples? Gout, osteochondrosis, eczema. Doctors treat these diseases for years, but often they cannot cope with them. Tincture of Indian onions for the joints is used most often, because it activates the process of their recovery.

Indian onions are a purely national name for the poultry lamb, derived from the onion-like appearance of a hyacinth plant, and burning juice concentrated inside the bulbs and leaves. Similarity to Indian spices - all that unites onions with India. There was a plant from South Africa, from where it spread throughout the world, as an ornamental indoor and outdoor plant. Scientists warn - birdworm refers to the poisonous representatives of the flora. How can he treat?

What caused the therapeutic effects

The main action of the poulticewort, which made the tincture of it so popular, is the ability to dissolve and remove salts from the joints. This is supported by the property of activating blood circulation. Also for the chemical composition of onions inherent powerful antiseptic effect, allowing the plant to apply for the healing of severe skin lesions.

The basis of all properties - the content of colchicine and colchamine, toxic alkaloids, because of which, in fact, onions rejected traditional medicine. Alkaloids are really very toxic for the human body, capable of causing such a strong disruption in the work of the central nervous system that internal reception is fraught with death. External use of these substances is actively practiced. Colchicine is added to anti-arthritic drugs, and colchamine is added to anticancer drugs for external use.

Onions infect with their anti-inflammatory properties, which are actively used to eliminate various skin diseases and inflammation of the lymph nodes. The antispasmodic action helps to cope with severe headaches, including migraines.

Making houses

Since the plant does not belong to the official, it is impossible to buy ready-made medicines from it in a pharmacy. Even traditional healers rarely allow themselves to tincture poultry, because it is not known whether the patient will not drink it. Fortunately, the prevalence of Indian onion allows you to get a copy right at home and prepare medicines as needed. There are lots of recipes for making tinctures, consider the most popular ones.

With alcohol

Features For the preparation of tincture of Indian onion in alcohol, it is recommended to use porcelain dishes, since the chemical composition of the plant is very reactive.

  1. Cut off the old leaves of onion (located below), finely chop them with a knife, then pound in a mortar.
  2. Pour 70% alcohol, respecting the proportion of 1:20.
  3. Kept in a dark cool place for ten days. The tool can be used without straining.

Features Tincture of Indian onion on vodka is prepared for a long time - almost a month, but differs from other means by its pronounced properties.

  1. Medium-sized poultry bulb is peeled.
  2. Cut it with a knife into small pieces.
  3. Attend a porcelain or glass container, pour three-quarters of a glass of pure vodka.
  4. Insist 30 days in a dark place, daily shaking the container. After that filter.

From the whole plant

Features The peduncle of poultry meat, as the root part and leaves, accumulates useful substances in high concentrations, so it can also be added to the tincture.

  1. Peduncle with flowers, peeled onion and a pair of bottom sheets finely chopped with a knife.
  2. All components are placed in a jar of glass, pour 700 ml of 70% alcohol.
  3. Put in a cool place, regularly shaken for two weeks.
  4. Apply after straining.

With eucalyptus oil

Features Indian onion is combined with other drugs that improve blood circulation. Eucalyptus can supplement its action. Look for the leaves of the Australian guest is not necessary, it is enough to make the tincture of Indian onion and eucalyptus oil.

  1. Tear off a pair of lower leaves of the poultry, crush them with a knife, crush them in a mortar.
  2. The mixture of leaves is placed in a small container, pour 20 g of oil.
  3. Dilute the resulting mass with 50 ml of alcohol (70%), mix thoroughly.
  4. Kept in a dark place for seven days.

With camphor oil

Features Adding camphor oil to Indian onions allows you to get a tincture with unique irritating properties. It not only has a pleasant smell, but also gives an easy cooling effect. Immediately eliminates discomfort in any part of the body.

  1. A pair of poultry leaves is crushed and crushed, placed in a glass container.
  2. Pour the leaves with a small amount of alcohol, leave for some time to give the leaves juice.
  3. Add to the jar 30 ml of camphor alcohol.
  4. Dilute the mixture with 200 g of medical 70% alcohol.
  5. Mix thoroughly, insist two weeks.
  6. Remove from sediment without straining.

Technological details

Prepare a tincture of Indian onion at home is easy. It is important not to forget that this is not a simple plant, but a poisonous one. Therefore, the process of preparation of medicines requires special care and compliance with certain rules.

  • for cooking - use separate dishes, even knives,
  • while cooking - do not allow the ingress of juice to open skin, it is advisable to use rubber gloves,
  • eyes - it is necessary to protect with glasses, in case of accidental contact, the juice is washed off with plenty of warm water,

Selecting raw materials for the preparation of tinctures, you can use slightly dried or darkened leaves. This does not affect the quality of the final product.

The use of Indian onion tincture for joints and not only

The plant contains a large amount of biologically active substances in its composition and easily transfers them to alcoholic solvents, which accounts for the superiority of the therapeutic activity of alcoholic extracts from poultry meat over water. Whatever recipe for Indian onion tincture is chosen for making the medicine with your own hands, you end up with a universal product that can be used to treat a variety of diseases. Among them are diseases of the musculoskeletal system:

  • arthrosis,
  • arthritis,
  • polyarthritis,
  • osteochondrosis,
  • osteoporosis,
  • coxarthrosis,
  • lumbago,
  • neuralgia,
  • sciatica,
  • stretching
  • sprains,
  • bruises
  • bruises
  • bursitis,
  • heel spur.

For the treatment of knees and other small joints make compresses with tincture. To do this, gauze cut, folded several times, moistened in the drug mixture, impose on the affected place. They cover the compress with a film, warm it with a scarf or a woolen cloth. Leave to impact for half an hour, in the absence of discomfort, you can extend the procedure to one hour.

For the treatment of diseases of the back, collarbone, large joints, make rubbing tincture. To do this, a small amount of it is applied to the palm, and then to the affected place. Conduct an active rubbing with the hand until completely absorbed. It is desirable to warm the place of drawing.

For skin, mucous membranes and veins

Indications for use of Indian onions include skin diseases. It can be boils, nonhealing wounds, trophic ulcers, as well as rash of eczema and psoriasis. Also, the tool is used for the treatment of mucous membranes: for angina, stomatitis, inflammation of the vocal cords. With the help of tinctures do:

For lotions use tincture, divorced twice. She moistened the flap of tissue, which is applied to the injury site for 15 minutes. For washing the wounds and rinsing the mucous membranes, prepare a solution of tincture - mix clean tincture with water (two tablespoons per cup), treat the affected areas twice a day. By the same principle prepare a solution for rinsing hair. The procedure helps to strengthen the bulbs.

Clean tinctures process papillomas and warts, as well as nails affected by fungus. According to reviews, there is a huge benefit of anti-varicose veins and vasculitis, as well as the accompanying thrombophlebitis.

Possible risks

The use of poisonous tincture requires compliance with the proportions in the preparation and dilution of the drug, as well as increased attention to the areas of application. In case of signs of urticaria, the use of tincture should be discontinued. If the application of a remedy causes a strong burning sensation, it is worthwhile to dilute the tincture into a third part, and then try using it again. The presence of discomfort suggests that the drug is not suitable for the patient.

In folk medicine, the treatment of joints with Indian onion tincture is popular. This can not be done. Alkaloids contained in the plant, have the ability to accumulate in the body, which over time can lead to serious poisoning. Contraindications for the use of tinctures are:

  • any form of inadequate sensitivity,
  • pregnancy and lactation,
  • alcoholism,
  • hemophilia.

Among the side effects of the product are:

  • feeling of warmth at the place of application,
  • tingling sensation
  • possible hyperemia of the skin.

Such effects indicate the active effect of the drug and do not require cessation of use.

The use of tincture of Indian onion will help get rid of many ailments, will give health to the joints and veins, provide an antiseptic effect even with severely infected wounds. The main condition of benefit is moderate use according to the recommendations of specialists in traditional medicine. In this case, only a positive result of the tincture treatment is possible.

Description and origin history

This perennial comes from South Africa. Later it was found in other countries with a warm climate.

Now it can be found in Asia and Europe.

The plant has many different names (Indian, Mongolian, birdworm). In Russia, it is called Chinese, since brought to Russia from China.

The plant grows up to sixty centimeters in length and grows on it about a hundred small flowers. After the flowering of all flowers starting from the bottom, ending with the top, the seeds of this plant ripen.

This plant is used to treat various diseases, as it is very rich in essential oils, amino and organic acids.

It is very important to know that this plant poisonous and contains colchicine, which in small quantities has healing properties and helps with inflammatory processes, and also helps in the prevention of uric acid deposition.

Useful properties of Chinese onions

In most cases, in a medicinal plant, either flowers or fruits or foliage are useful, but this is not the case with Chinese vegetable crops.

It is used completely. He has useful leaves and bulb and flowers. The chemical composition of this plant has not yet been fully studied. It is known that it is poisonous and contains many amino acids and essential oils, as well as trace elements.

This plant is very good at treating gout, which develops due to the accumulation of uric acid in the body. But it must be applied very carefully and used only for external use, as the plant is poisonous.

Compresses with a tincture of this onion help warm up the muscles, warm the joints and reduce pain. Apply this tool only after the test for portability and intact skin. If after the application remain a trace of irritation, the treatment should be stopped.

This plant is mainly used to treat problems with joints, but sometimes it is used in the following cases:

  • It helps very well with toothaches and headaches.
  • Relieves irritation after mosquito bites and other bloodsucking bites.
  • Helps with bruises, radiculitis, neuralgia.
  • Indispensable for gout, prevents the deposition of uric acid.
  • Very good antiseptic.
  • It can disinfect indoor air due to its strong antimicrobial effect.
  • Most often this plant is used in the form of tincture to combat diseases of the joints.

There are several recipes for making tinctures.

Recipe 1

Two onions cut into small cubes and pour half a liter of alcohol and close tightly. Put the tincture in a dark place for fourteen days. Once every two days you need to shake the jar.

Recipe 2

Chop one onion and one arrow of the plant finely, add alcohol and leave for a week.

Recipe 3

A few leaves of the plant to grind porridge and pour alcohol. Insist in a dark place for ten days.

Tinctures are applied in the form of compresses on diseased joints in a diluted form.

Where is Chinese onion used

The juice of the leaves of the plant smears the gum next to the sick tooth and after a few minutes the pain subsides.

With a cold, you can wipe the sinuses with the juice of the bulb.

To facilitate heel spurs, you can rub the potatoes and add onion leaf. Apply the compress on the heels. Juice of onion leaves helps to get rid of warts.

In the manufacture of drugs from onion juice, you must make sure that it does not get on the mucous membranes, as the plant is poisonous. It can be applied only externally.

How to grow Chinese onion at home

This plant is quite unpretentious and does not require special care. The leaves of the plant can be cut at any time. The main thing is to choose a place for him where direct sunlight will not fall on him. Not bad, he will feel outside the window. In the summer, the beam is better to take to fresh air. This bow does not need to be replanted more than once in three years and it is best to replant it in spring. The best temperature for Chinese onions is considered to be a temperature above ten degrees Celsius. It is necessary to water a plant only after drying of the soil in a pot. Onion fertilization is not necessarybecause he can lose his healing qualities.

Growing onions according to the Chinese method

The Chinese have long grown onions from seed. Russian summer residents began to grow Chinese onions on the ridges. Luchek is planted on a kind of roller coaster The bulb is on top and fully open. This technique has proven very effective and has the following advantages:

  • The bulbs are completely outside, so they can grow freely and grow.
  • The bulb is warmed by sunlight, which helps to improve its healing properties and also increases the resistance of the onion to fungal diseases.
  • This technique allows you to better care for the bow (weed, loosen).
  • This method protects onions from pest damage.


Since this plant contains poison, it cannot be applied in the following cases:

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Allergic reactions
  • Hemophilia

When applying Chinese onions, be sure to use gloves and not apply it to damaged skin. If after using it, itching, burning or redness appears, you should stop using onions and consult a doctor.

To relieve irritation, you can lubricate the affected area with sea buckthorn oil.

When pain in the joints will help Chinese onions. Joint treatment - a prescription tincture can be used only after assessing the ratio of harm and benefits of its use. It is best to consult a doctor before use.

Before use, you need to test for portability of this tool. Apply a small amount of tincture to the bend of the elbow and follow the condition of the skin. If there is no trace of redness or peeling, then the tincture can be safely used. If there is an allergic reaction, it is better to refuse the use of this tool.

Characteristics of the medicinal plant

The main ingredient of the chemical composition of the leaves of the plant is the alkaloid colchicine. Due to its pronounced warming action in the destroyed joints, blood circulation is improved. The use of tincture has a positive effect on the blood supply of damaged tissues with nutrients and biologically active substances, molecular oxygen. Other useful chemical compounds are also found in the leaves of the birdcrest:

  • bioflavonoids,
  • phytoncides,
  • organic acids
  • mucus and tannins,
  • essential oils,
  • trace elements - zinc, magnesium, potassium, copper, molybdenum, phosphorus, calcium,
  • fat and water soluble vitamins.

Wild-growing poultry lamb is found in the subtropical zones of Asia, Africa, and southern regions of Europe. In our country, it has spread widely due to its high decoration and undemanding care. And then the ability of Chinese onions to improve the condition of joints that have undergone destructive-degenerative changes was established.

The useful plant found application not only in national, but also in official medicine. Экстракт адова корня (еще одно название птицемлечника) входит в состав некоторых биологически активных добавок, выпускаемых в виде мазей, гелей, бальзамов.

Внешний вид китайского лука довольно необычен. A part of a very large fleshy bulb rises above the surface of the ground, sometimes exceeding 8 cm in diameter. The leaves of the plant are long, thin, pointed at the ends. In the middle of autumn, the Chinese onion throws out powerful arrows strewn with small, inconspicuous flowers with a sharp onion smell. It was during this period that the maximum amount of biologically active substances accumulated in the leaves. From such plant raw materials obtained the most useful therapeutic tincture.

Pharmacological action and medicinal properties

The therapeutic effect of Chinese onion tinctures is based on the pharmacological properties of substances from its chemical composition. Virtually all biologically active compounds improve the functioning of the human musculoskeletal system. Useful substances complement the therapeutic effect of each other, enhance and prolong. For therapeutic tinctures, the following clinical activity is characteristic:

  • anti-inflammatory. Alkaloids even in small doses inhibit the enzyme responsible for the production of prostaglandins - mediators of pain, swelling and inflammation,
  • anti-gouty. Course application tincture helps to remove tophus from the joints - crystals formed from uric acid salts,
  • distracting and irritating. For folk remedies an instant analgesic effect is characteristic due to an increase in the sensitivity of the nerve endings located in the subcutaneous tissue,
  • antimicrobial. Traditional healers recommend a burning remedy for people with pathologies of infectious origin. It has antibacterial, antimycotic and mild antiviral properties,
  • decongestant. Substances from the chemical composition of Indian onions normalize microcirculation in the periarticular soft tissues. They prevent the migration of macrophages and neutrophils into the foci of the inflammatory process,
  • cleansing. Tanning compounds and mucus have the ability to bind and remove toxic products of inflammation and tissue breakdown from articular structures.

Tinctures of a perennial plant are used to treat joint diseases of any severity. Regular rubbing of these funds into the joint area helps to eliminate pain, morning swelling of joints and stiffness of movements.

When collecting leaves should be careful. On cuts drops of transparent viscous juice quickly appear. If it gets on the skin, only prolonged rinsing with clean running water will help to get rid of itching and burning.

Indications for use

Tinctures on the basis of the poultry lamb of the caudate are used to treat joint diseases of any etiology. These can be pathologies provoked by both the inflammatory process and destructive changes in the tissues. The greatest therapeutic efficacy of tinctures is manifested in the initial stages of the disease. But they help to eliminate the symptomatology of pathologies, even with already developed complications. Indications for the use of burning means are:

It should be remembered that the use of infusions of poultry meat does not cancel the course taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and chondroprotectors. It is necessary to inform the rheumatologist, vertebrologist or orthopedist about the use of folk remedies. It is highly likely that the doctor will reduce the dosage of drugs, often showing pronounced side effects.

There are very few fungal spores and pathogenic bacteria in the room with the caudate poultry. During growth, Chinese onions produce phytoncides that can kill pathogens. Therefore, folk healers recommend keeping poulticear on their window sills to people prone to frequent respiratory infections.

Proper preparation of tinctures

Almost all Chinese onion tincture recipes for the treatment of joints contain vodka or alcohol. Pharmacies sell 70% and 96% ethyl alcohol for external use. You must purchase the drug without any colorants, flavors and preservatives. For the preparation of tinctures can be used both fresh and dry, pre-collected leaves. All work must be carried out in medical gloves. Here are the most effective recipes tinctures for joint pain and stiffness of movements:

  • 100 g of fresh leaves (6-7 pieces) cut into pieces 1-2 cm wide and lightly rub in a mortar until juice appears. Place the vegetable raw material in a ceramic, porcelain or dark glass container and pour in a liter of vodka or diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 1 to 90% ethyl alcohol. Cover the container and put in a dark place for 2-3 weeks,
  • Grind 10 dry leaves in a mortar until powdered and pour into a jar or bottle of dark glass. Pour a liter of vodka or diluted with water in a 1: 1 ratio of 96% ethanol. Insist in a dark place for 3-4 weeks. For better extraction of biologically active substances, the container should be shaken daily,
  • In a container of dark glass, place 3 whole large leaves, 20 g of a fleshy bulb and a flower arrow, cut into small pieces. Pour a liter of vodka or diluted with water in a 1: 1 ratio of 96% ethanol. Place the container in a dark cool place for 1-1.5 months.

The ponytail bird can be insisted not on vodka, but on vegetable oil. You can use sunflower, corn, olive. But the best medicine is obtained from flaxseed oil. In a bowl of non-oxidizing material (glass, ceramics, clay) put fresh Chinese onion leaves. They need to completely fill the container, but not tamping. Carefully, pour the vegetable oil along the wall up to the neck. Cover the container with a lid and put in a dark place. Insist 30 days, occasionally shaking.

For the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, oil and alcohol tinctures are used 2-3 times a day. They are rubbed into the knees, lower back, neck, hip, elbow, shoulder joints. Folk remedies can be applied in the form of compresses. To do this, the tincture should be moistened with a sterile cloth and put on the area of ​​pain and inflammation for 1-2 hours.

No matter how effective folk remedies may be, it is necessary to use them only as an auxiliary treatment. It does not replace the use of pharmacological drugs - NSAIDs, glucocorticosteroids, chondroprotectors. The possibility of combined use of Chinese onion tinctures and drugs should be discussed with your doctor.

Use in traditional medicine

Chinese onion has established itself as a panacea, struggling with ailments. There are many healing properties in the juice from which the concentrate is made to relieve pain in arthritis and arthrosis and other similar diseases.

Recipes tinctures on Chinese onions are popular, because of the ease of manufacture and healing qualities. Moreover, the recipes for medicines for the treatment of joints are many - from arrows, rhizomes, flowers. They are ground to prepare in pure form or with the use of additives. Homemade preparation of tinctures according to recipes is more useful than pharmacy, due to the fact that all the additives are known and are mixed in the correct proportions. Buying ready-made mixtures in pharmacy chains, it is not always possible to be confident in quality.

General rules for making infusions

Recipes tinctures on Chinese onions for the treatment of joints are simple.

In order for the medicine to be curative, you need to know the rules:

  • wash the plant and dry it thoroughly on a napkin or towel (if the raw material is crushed in advance, it is not washed),
  • chop arrows and flowers with scissors, rhizome with a knife,
  • use glass, enameled or ceramic dishes (aluminum containers will not work, as undesirable interaction with the metal may occur),
  • Capacity to close tightly with a nylon cap or a durable stopper,
  • strain the mixture through several layers of gauze or sieve,
  • work gloves
  • store in a dark, cool place
  • with decreasing volume add water.

From bulb

Grind, and then mix with vodka, respecting the proportions of one to three. Pour the mixture into a bottle with a wide neck or in a jar. Place the container with the concentrated liquid in the cabinet and store for a month, then filter the tincture through a sieve or gauze in several layers. The remaining time is stored in the refrigerator.

Less concentrated infusion

Concentration do not so strong to try, how will the drug, as there is a danger of getting burns. The solution is made according to the same principle as the first two, however, the proportions are taken not one to three, but one to ten. All other rules are respected - it is stored in a dark cabinet from 10 days to a month, then filtered through two layers of gauze.

Botanical Reference - Plant Description

Chinese onions - representative of the lily.

This plant is also known as the Indian onion, the ponytail.

The homeland of onions is the country of South Africa, widely distributed in China, India, European countries and the Mediterranean.

Healing Chinese onions are widely used in Chinese traditional medicine.

The main morphological features:

  • It is a herbaceous plant with wide leaves.
  • The bulb is large, in diameter reaches 10 cm, green.
  • Peduncle can grow to a meter height, the flowers are numerous, pale green.
  • The flowering period falls on the end of autumn.

Chemical composition of the plant

The chemical composition of Chinese onions is not fully understood.

It contains volatile production, which have a similar effect with the ingredients of garlic.

They are characterized by strong bactericidal properties, cause a burning sensation when it comes into contact with the skin or mucous membranes and can cause burns to the skin.

In addition to the mentioned substances in Chinese onions high content:

  • colchicine
  • kolhamina,
  • colchicoside
  • thiocolchicine,
  • essential oils
  • aromatic acids,
  • flavonoids.

Useful and healing properties of Chinese onions

To obtain medicinal drugs using the leaves of the plant.

Chinese onion juice has the following properties:

  • painkillers
  • antiseptic,
  • anti-inflammatory,
  • wound healing
  • anticoagulant,
  • cautery.

When bruises, cuts, the use of a sheet of Chinese onion causes a slight tingling, and the pain and swelling disappear instantly.

With radiculitis, gout, attacks of arthritis and polyarthritis, diseases of the joints, the therapy is carried out with lotions with the juice of Chinese onions.

By rubbing Chinese onion juice you can get rid of:

  • headaches (rubbed into the neck and temples),
  • the effects of insect bites (relieves itching and swelling),
  • herpes, acne.

Chinese Onion Juice Recipes

The plant becomes suitable for the preparation of drugs only in the second year of life. Chinese juice is the most valuable part of the plant.

For the treatment of fresh juice suitable old leaves.

  • Analgesic effect

The sheet is notched in several places and the juice that is exuded is smeared on the necessary part of the body. After applying the raw material sore spot wrapped with a bandage for insulation. First, there is a burning sensation, it usually passes within 10 minutes. Thus, it is possible to achieve a long analgesic effect.

Juice is also used for cuts and minor abrasions. The wound is lubricated, dries, and then lubricated again.

With a cold or SARS, a Chinese onion leaf is crushed and applied to the chest in the area of ​​the bronchi, kept for no more than 3 minutes.

For soft tissue injuries, juice is used to treat hematomas.

To remove warts, they are smeared with plant juice.

The tool is applied to the affected area and gently rubbed massage movements.

After that, the treated area is wrapped to create a warming effect.

In case of severe burning, wash off, and the skin is treated with cream or sea buckthorn oil mixed with cream, and then the mixture is reapplied.

  • With edema

For the treatment of venous diseases and edema of the lower extremities, seizures, apply oil compress.

It is difficult to keep proportions at home precisely, so it is important to at least ensure that the plant juice and fir oil are two times smaller than other components.

Fir and juice are mixed last.

The shelf life of the mixture is 2 days, but the best medicinal properties of the drug appear if the mixture is freshly prepared.

A bandage is applied on the part of the leg from the toes to the upper third of the thigh. Balsam has a slight warming effect. The tool causes a mild irritant effect on the nerve endings, thus acting as a kind of physiotherapy. It improves blood circulation and tissue nutrition.

  • With hemorrhoids

If hemorrhoids plague, Chinese onions will also come to the rescue. To reduce small hemorrhoids apply oil enemas.

Take 2 tbsp. spoon high-quality olive oil heated to 35-36oS, add a few drops of juice or tincture of Chinese onion leaves. Fluid is introduced into the anus. After that, the patient should lie down, not moving 12-15 minutes.

  • For the treatment of joints

Onions for the treatment of joints used in the form of tinctures from the leaves. For the preparation of medicines is better to select the leaves during the flowering period.

Take one part of the leaves, washed and crushed, placed in a glass container and pour three parts of alcohol or vodka. The bank is hidden in a dark warm place and do not touch for 10 days. Then the tool is filtered and used for medicinal purposes.

You can prepare the tincture with a ratio of vegetable raw materials and alcohol 1:10. The principle of cooking is the same. The drug lubricates the joints three times a day.

Tincture can be prepared from the plant bulbs. 1-2 large onions are crushed and placed in a jar, pour 0.5 liters of alcohol. Insist in a dark place for 4 weeks, shaking every other day. Used for compresses.

  • Gout

The most effective tincture of Chinese onions for the treatment of gout is prepared from the whole plant.

Also, to combat the pain of gout, proceed as follows. Crushed leaves of Chinese onion brew and insist 15 minutes. Dilute to a comfortable temperature and pour into a bowl of water. In such an infusion to keep your feet cool, then wipe your feet well and put on warm socks.


Consider the most tried and tested recipes for the treatment of joint diseases with onions.

To prepare this compress for the joints of the legs or arms, we need one large peeled onion. The cooking process is extremely simple - you need to grate the tear vegetable on a grater or chop it in a blender. Then put the gruel inside the gauze, folded in several layers and securely fasten on the sore knee or elbow joint.

Overlay the layer of polyethylene and a wool scarf. Stand for about an hour.

For the treatment and prevention of arthritic diseases, prepare this onion extract. The recipe is as follows: 1 large onion is crushed, mixed with a glass of dry wine from white grapes and 1/3 cup of liquid honey.

Infusion time 48 hours. After the tincture is ready, it must be carefully drained and drunk three times a day, 3 tbsp. l after the meal. The recommended course of therapy is from 10 to 14 days.

In case of pain in the upper and lower extremities on the background of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthrosis and other similar diseases, it is useful to be treated with a compress from onion peel.

Take 2 cups of dry peel, pour 250 ml of classic or apple cider vinegar. We remove for insisting for 2 weeks in a dark place, after this period we carefully drain.

Apply the infusion as a lotion for a sore knee or other joint. To do this, we infuse with a healing liquid a piece of cotton cloth or gauze, apply it to the area of ​​inflammation, strengthen the compress with polyethylene and a thick cloth. If possible, leave for the night.

Broth for oral administration for arthritis, arthrosis or rheumatism is prepared as follows. Fold in heat-resistant capacity 1 tbsp. l onion peels, 50 grams of fresh pine twigs and rosehip berries. Add crushed garlic clove.

All components fill in 2 liters of hot water, boil over low heat for about half an hour. Then remove the pan from the heat, cover with a shawl and set to infuse for 24 hours.

The daily intake rate from 0.5 to 1 l is divided into 4 equal portions.

Take 1 tbsp. l golden onion peels and the same crushed licorice root. In this pan add 50 grams of fresh conifer needles. Fill 2 liters of boiling water, boil for about 10-15 minutes. After removing from heat, pour 1 tbsp into the pan. l rosehip berries, which are desirable to knead well.

Let's leave to insist in a thermos all night. The resulting amount of broth should be drunk over the next day, breaking into 4 equal doses.

Indian onions

There is another kind of spice plant, which has no less pronounced healing properties. This is the so-called Chinese or Indian bow, which also heals joints well.

It is a perennial of the lily family, which many plant as an ornamental houseplant.

For medicinal purposes, all parts of the poultry meat (the official name of the culture) are used for the manufacture of folk drugs - green leaves, succulent peduncles, the bulb itself.

So, Chinese onions, joint treatment is a recipe.

Take an arbitrary number of fresh flowers of poultry, fill with vodka or alcohol in a ratio of 1: 3. Уберем настаиваться в темное место на 30 дней, потом хорошенько процедим.

Полученное снадобье применяем для растираний или примочек к воспаленным сочленениям.

With the use of flowers or arrows of the plant, Indian onion tincture for the joints can be prepared in the same way, only raw materials need to be poured with alcohol in proportions of 1:10.

By applying Chinese onions in the treatment of joints in this way, one can achieve a significant relief of pain, edema, inflammatory processes in arthritis, arthrosis, osteochondrosis.

Take a couple of large or 5-6 pieces of small onions of a poultry meat bowl, grind it by hand, fill it with 1 bottle of high-quality vodka. Remove for insisting for a month in a dark closet, then filter the drug.

Apply for rubbing and warming patients joints night compresses.

Chinese onions for the treatment of joints, recipe tinctures with eucalyptus oil. Two finely chopped green leaves of the plant will be finely cut, add 20-30 grams of eucalyptus oil and 50 grams of food alcohol 96%. With the bottle closed, remove it in a dark cupboard for 14 days. Apply infusion as a medical lotions and compresses.

Indian onions for the treatment of joints, recipe camphor tinctures. Finely chop a pair of juicy green leaves of Chinese onions, fill with 2/3 cup of alcohol. In a separate container, mix the same amount of alcohol and 30 ml of camphor oil. After 2 hours, mix both infusions and put in a darkened place for 15 days to insist.

Then strain the tincture and apply as a compress to the inflamed joints during the period of exacerbation of arthritic diseases.

This medical ointment to eliminate joint pain is prepared as follows. Crush the fresh leaves of the plant, squeeze the green juice. We also need Vaseline in the amount of 5 times greater than the volume of juice.

First, warm the petroleum jelly with the use of a water bath, then pour the juice into the same container in a thin stream. Once again, mix everything well, cool it and put it in storage in a cold place. Use the ointment to lubricate the inflamed joints several times a day.

Take 1/4 cup alcohol tincture of Chinese onion leaves, add a couple of egg whites. Ingredients stir well to complete homogeneity. The resulting substance is used for grinding disease joints with arthritis and arthrosis.

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A survey of patients showed that both ordinary and Indian onions are equally successfully used for home treatment of joint pain and inflammation.

Evgenia Nikolaevna, 59 years old, Kursk: “My heredity is unfavorable, my whole conscious life has been struggling with being overweight. And after 3 births, the weight increased to 90 kilograms and never left. As doctors say, it is hormonal. After 45 years the hip and knee joints began to hurt. Doctors say it is arthritis, which has developed due to problems with the immune system and overweight. They wrote out a bunch of drugs for internal failures, for the treatment of cartilage of the joints, and I didn’t remember the exact name. All this helps, but the stomach began to ache, and in the right side the weight began to appear. In order to somehow reduce the number of medicines, the doctor advised a folk remedy for inflammation in arthritis - infusions of onions for compresses. I tried and I see that there is a result, it’s not so hard to get up in the morning and the mobility remains for the whole day. ”

Mikhail Sergeevich, 43, Peter: “In an old accident, I once hurt my knee, and arthritis only made itself felt 3 years ago. Allergy to many medications, so the knee was constantly ill and did not allow to live in peace. At work, prompted - you need to make a compress from alcohol with Indian onions. Buy bulbs was not difficult, they are sold in any flower shop. He did everything according to the recipe, and then began to rub his knee and make compresses for the night. I want to say that relief did not come immediately, but somewhere in a week, but now the leg is moving steadily and barely hurts. ”

How can I make tincture

To prepare using the leaves of the plant, but if necessary, you can also use the stems and flowers. There are several recipes that are detailed in the list below:

  • compound leaves of a plant with vodka in a 1: 3 ratio. The resulting mixture is kept in a place inaccessible for exposure to ultraviolet rays for 10 days. The finished tincture is used for its intended purpose,
  • preparation of not very concentrated tincture in the ratio of 1: 10 according to the above recipe. This recipe is effective as a balm to eliminate pain in the joints,
  • the use of bulbs for the preparation of tinctures, which are finely crushed and poured with alcohol in an amount of 500 ml. The resulting mixture is aged in a dark place for 3-4 weeks. The finished tool is filtered and used for applying compresses,
  • recipe tinctures using leaves, bulbs and arrows. All the ingredients are finely ground and poured with 1 liter of alcohol or vodka. The resulting mixture is placed in a jar and tightly closed with a lid. Sustained for 14 days. Compresses with the use of funds effectively help in the treatment of gout and arthritis.

Alternative Chinese Onion Treatments

Chinese onion has a considerable number of useful properties, therefore, using it presents a variety of recipes discussed below.

  • Chinese onion and eucalyptus oil

The recipe of cooking consists in chopping 20 grams of Chinese onion and adding 50 mg of alcohol in combination with 250 ml of eucalyptus oil. The resulting mixture is placed in a bottle and tightly closed.

The tincture is kept for 7 days, and then the finished product is used to lubricate the joints and apply warm compresses using natural fabrics (wool, cotton).

  • Compress with Chinese onions and camphor

Several crushed Chinese onion leaves are mixed with 150 ml of alcohol and placed in a jar with a tight lid. In parallel, camphor oil is mixed in an amount of 30 ml with 200 ml of vodka. The resulting mixture is added to the previously prepared suspension.

The exposure time is 10–14 days. After the time the mixture is filtered, and the finished tincture is used for compresses or drawing on the affected areas of the body. This recipe is effective in severe exacerbation of diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

  • Ointment with onions andpetroleum jelly

To prepare the recipe, you must use Chinese onion juice and petroleum jelly in a 1: 5 ratio. After mixing the ingredients, the mixture is heated in a water bath (temperature about 40 degrees) and then stored in a refrigerator.

The ointment is ideal for long-term use and for the treatment of sore joints. With proper storage, shelf life can be increased. The tool has a natural composition and eliminates the development of negative contraindications and side effects.

  • Ointment with onions and egg white

Preparation means based on the use of 30 ml of the finished tincture and the addition of three proteins of chicken eggs. The resulting mixture is thoroughly mixed, and then applied for topical application to problem areas of the body.

Ointment is also used when applying compresses for the night, as it relieves inflammation well and eliminates pain. After the procedure, the remnants must be washed off the body, as the product deteriorates quickly and requires one-time preparation.

  • Bath solution with Chinese onion and pine needles extract

This remedy is especially effective for relaxing damaged joints and restoring them. For the implementation of the procedure, the bath is filled with water of an average degree of heating and Chinese onion juice is added in combination with an extract of pine needles.

Take a bath for 10-15 minutes, and then smear all the inflamed places with ointment, prepared on the basis of Chinese onions to consolidate the therapeutic effect. Procedures can be carried out 2-3 times a week.

List of side effects and contraindications

Chinese onions also have some limitations in use, as it is poisonous in large quantities. Therefore, when preparing a selected recipe, it is necessary to consider safety precautions and use protective rubber gloves.

Before direct treatment with Chinese onions, testing for allergies is necessary. To do this, put a few drops of juice on the elbow bend and wait for the reaction to manifest for one hour. In the absence of any negative signs, you can carry out planned procedures.

External use of Chinese onion involves the identification of side effects in the form of itching and redness of the skin. In this case, you must stop treatment and, if necessary, consult a doctor. If the sap of the plant got into the eyes, then it is necessary to immediately rinse and drop special drops of Tauphon.

Experts do not recommend using Chinese onions for such contraindications:

  • individual intolerance of the plant,
  • the period of pregnancy and breastfeeding,
  • the presence of hemophilia.

Chinese onions belong to the means of traditional medicine that do not have confirmation from doctors. At the same time, its effectiveness is proved by real consumer reviews. Before using the plant, it is preferable to consult a specialist, as each organism is individual and can react differently to the use of the selected agent.

Dear readers! You can leave your feedback about the treatment of joints with Chinese onions in the comments below, they will be useful to other users!

Reviews on the use of Chinese onions in most cases have a positive trend, since many people who used the plant were satisfied with the results.

Marina Vitalevna, Novgorod

I have always been a supporter of the possibility of using traditional medicine, as I am allergic to most drugs of chemical origin. In the treatment of joints, she decided to try Chinese onions and was not mistaken. As a treatment, I did compresses, put ointment and even took baths. I want to say that after a month of use I began to feel much better, and the pain in my knee was completely gone. In this case, you need to be able to properly prepare an ointment or tincture in order to get the expected effect.

Alexandra, Magnitogorsk

With my age, my joints started to hurt a lot. My old friend advised me to try a Chinese onion tincture to apply compresses. After a week of use, I began to feel much better and notice a sharp decrease in pain. For my part, I fully confirm the effectiveness of the Chinese onion and recommend it in the presence of similar problems. During the preparation of the tincture it is necessary to use protective gloves, as the juice of the plant is toxic in large quantities.