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 Why does onion sting your eyes when you cut it?

Answer Long story short, a chemical from the onion is released into the air and makes contact with your tear ducts, which become irritated. For a long answer, check the link below.
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How do i cut an onion without my eyes watering?

Is it possible to cut an onion without your eyes watering?

Considering the reason "why chopping onion make your tears to flow" ---->1.Be in a well ventilated area, for example open a window, or turn on a small fan.2.If you don't want to chop the onion in t... Read More »
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How do you cut an onion without your eyes crying?

peel them holding them under running water then use food chopper to cut them up
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Sometimes my eyes burn/sting. what's going on?


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