Use this many-layered food to peel away problems in life and to dispel anger. The onion is also a love food and is said to increase male virility.
Red onions promote lust when added to dishes.
White onions clear away obstacles when peeled to the core.
Use purple onions for power and seduction.
Yellow onions dispel anger between friends.
Carve the names of quarreling parties into a yellow onion and keep until it forms roots. At this time, the two friends or family members will begin to recall the positive roots of their relationship and let go of their anger toward each other. Do not get rid of the onion until apologies have been made and accepted. You may then offer the onion to the earth in thanks.