Chives has a mild anti-inflammatory effect which can reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. The juice can be used as insect repellant or applied to wounds to treat fungal infections. It is also rich in vitamin C which helps supports the immune system while Vitamin E strengthens the immune system. Both help eradicate free radicals that damage cells. Chives possess antibiotic properties. The natural antibacterial antiviral agents in chives with vitamin C helps to destroy harmful microbes.