5 Things You Must Try While Chopping Onions To Avoid Tears

Have you ever wondered while chopping onions why do tears roll down the eyes? Might be you already know that

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5 Things You Must Try While Chopping Onions To Avoid Tears

Have you ever wondered while chopping onions why do tears roll down the eyes? Might be you already know that onions contains a huge amount of sulphur and when sulphur comes into direct contact with the eyes it causes irritation and make eyes watery. 

List of Ways you can Try While Chopping Onions –

1. Light a Candle


Lighting a candle near the chopping board, the flame will absorb the gases that makes eyes watery.

 2. Keep the Onions in a Freezer for some time before chopping.


We bet you haven’t heard this one. Keeping the onions before you chop them reduces the amount of teary chemicals.

3. Don’t Peel the Onions Fully – 


 Keep the roots intact of the onions this will prevent the tears from coming down.

4. Keep the Bread Piece in your mouth –


 Yes it really sounds weird but keeping the bread piece in the mouth absorbs the irritating compounds present in the onion.

5. Rub the Knife on Lemon Before Chopping – 


Rub the knife over a lemon before chopping, this also reduces the irritation.

So guy’s next time you chop onions make sure to try any of the above tips. Lets us know did this work?

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