What in onions make our eyes water?

Answer It is not the strong odor of the onion that makes us cry, but the gas that the onion releases when we sever this member of the lily family.The onion itself contains oil, which contains sulfur, an i... Read More »

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Peeling onions and chopping them really hurt my eyes,what can i do to stop this.?

Wear glasses or light sunglasses. Or chop them underwater*- yes, it is possible.*that's the onions underwater, not you!

Cutting Onions and Burning My Eyes?

Cutting onions can sting your eyes. There are several things you can do to prevent onions from releasing their stinging vapor and prevent the vapor from reaching your eyes. Does thi... Read More »

How do I cut onions without getting my eyes burnt !!!!!?

How to Chop Onions Without Burning Your Eyes?

If you have ever chopped onions, you have likely suffered the accompanying eye irritation at some point. The burning and tearing has plagued generations and spawned a range of remedies from burning... Read More »