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Onion

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 15, 2021.

What are other common names?

  • Allium Cepa
  • Bulbus Allii Cepae
  • Cebolla
  • Cipolla
  • Common Onion
  • Contractubex
  • Garden Onion
  • Green Onion
  • Mederma
  • Oignon
  • Oignon Vert
  • Onions
  • Palandu
  • Piyaj
  • Shallot
  • Zwiebel
  • Échalote

What is this product used for?

No information from medical studies supports the use of onion for any health problem.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

  • Be sure to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan on getting pregnant, or are breastfeeding. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this natural product.

  • Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have stomach pains.

What should I watch for?

  • Upset stomach

  • Loose stools

  • Gas

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

Last Reviewed Date

2022-04-13

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