Are you suffering from a winter cold? Scratchy throat, itchy eyes and stuffy nose? Use this tip that your granny might have used.

Cut an onion into halves and leave it next to your bed while you sleep. The active substance released when you cut the onion into pieces, allyl propyl disulphide, ensures that your nasal passages open and thus you are freer to breathe.

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This juice/substance is the exact same ones that make you cry while chopping onions so you know it's effective!

Your cold may not be completely cured but this tip will have you breathing, and sleeping, a little easier.

Source: Aha!