Does Chopping Onions Get You Teary-Eyed?
Tearing while cutting onions is a natural occurrence. When cut, onions eliminate a gas that mixes with the enzymes already in the onion. These two together create a sulfuric gas that is released into the air. It is this gas that irritates our eyes.
When your eyes come in contact with the sulfuric gas, the body responds trying to clean the eye. Tears are produced in an effort to wash away the gas.
One way to assist your body through this process is to add Thieves essential oils to a small glass bowl of water, 2 or 3 drops is all you need. Place the bowl beside you when shop onions No More Tears!