A homeopathic medical practitioner, Dr. Ernest Asante has said onion is a number one cure for Influenza (flu).

He stated that, flu is caused by tiny bacteria which come as a result of windy weather.

Dr. Asante made the revelation in an interview on Asempa FM’s midmorning show Abrabo hosted by Maame Akua Austin.

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The medical practitioner added that, flu can be contagious so those infected should try as much as possible to cover their mouths and noses when sneezing to prevent the spread of the disease.

Dr. Asante explained that sore throat, high temperature and sneezing can be symptoms of flu, but onion is a number one cure for it and it is one of the main Homeopathic applications for treatment.

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Dr. Asante also revealed that, chilled water is harmful to people who are infected with flu because it can cause coughs and make the sputum harder than it should.

He therefore adviced that affected people to drink more warm water and consume foods with more onion in order to regain their health.

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