Onions Fight The Flu,Wives Tale or True
Many people swear by it, I have to admit I had never heard of this before. Every year I get a flu shot, but I guess it would have been better just to buy a bag of onions. Yes, onions. According to many people if you put a bag on onions in every room of your home, you will not get the flu.
This theory came about many years ago. Way back in the day, when influenza hit a family, many died from it. The story goes, that a Country Doctor was checking on families after the flu hit the area hard. He stopped at one farm where everyone was fine and healthy as a horse. The Doctor was dumbfounded. How is this possible he asked, well it seemed the wife, put a bag of onions in every room and the onions absorbed the flu virus and the family stayed healthy. The Dr. ran a test on the onion and did indeed find the flu virus inside of it.
I know its crazy, but who knows, maybe its worth giving it a try.
An onion a day could just keep the flu and the Doctor away.