Onions spew enzymes and sulfenic acid when their skin is broken. These compounds combine to produce propanediol S-oxide, an irritating gas. Propanethial S-oxide is a lachrymatory agent, meaning that it generates tears when it touches the eye....READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

According to Healthline”, Most people chew raw onions regularly for proper eyesight or vision, especially with the high rate of conjunctivitis. Onions contain a compound called selenium which produces vitamin E, which keeps eye problems far away from you. Below is why onion is good for your eyes.

It is an important antioxidant in the body. Glutathione is vital for maintaining the eye lens and eye tissues’ transparency.

Heritage Eye notes that raising glutathione levels can be instrumental in both the prevention and resolution of visual problems like macular degeneration, glaucoma, or cataracts.

Those three are the most common group of visual problems experienced in old age. But the good news here is that by eating onions, you can keep them away. In a 2014 study on glaucoma headed by glaucoma specialist, Dr. David Richardson, it was concluded that

Glutathione could function to protect the trabecular meshwork from damage. If the trabecular meshwork is protected then perhaps, loss of vision from glaucoma could be delayed.

The selenium in onions supports vitamin E in the eye which protects the cells in the eye. Onion extracts can also aid in preventing the development of corneal haze and onion juice can also be used as eye-drops….CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

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