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The part of the onion that is used
is the bulbs and leaves.
Plant juices applied to wounds or burns.
"American Indians and pioneers sliced
the bulbs, cooked them, and dissolved maple sugar in the liquid to form
a cough syrup. This mixture was also considered a good treatment
for hives." (Runkel and Rosa, 1989)
"Other pioneer medicinal uses were
for the treatment of fevers, disorders of the blood, lung troubles, internal
parasites, skin problems, hemorrhoids, earache, rheumatism, and arthritis."
(Runkel and Rosa, 1989)