We all know that scallions may be an important ingredient in a tasty food. If you want to try something special, the solution is definitely Heshiko Bunching scallion, a variety of heirloom bunching onion.
Origin and History of Onion and Scallion
Ancient Egypt is considered the place of origin for the scallion. The Egyptians thought it was a divine plant with many beneficial properties and used it as a medical remedy.
Its strong reputation as a healing plant is due to Roman physician Pliny the Elder, who first wrote about it.
Although over two millennia passed, the interest in this flavored vegetable has not declined.
In folk medicine of all European peoples it is said that scallion gives long life. And indeed, the centenarian populations in the Caucasus and the ones from Bulgarian areas with great longevity, consider scallion a shield against disease. Many of the people who lived over 100 years have attributed their extraordinary vitality to onions, which they fed with daily from early childhood.