Many Health Benefits of Horseradish

His scientific name is Armoracia rusticana and is a very close relative of cabbage and cauliflower and mustard. Horseradish is used as a natural remedy since prehistoric times, as evidenced by archaeological discoveries made in Europe.


In folk medicine, horseradish is recommended for over a hundred diseases, most of which are infectious in nature and specific to the cold season.


Horseradish root contains a lot of vitamin C, circulatory and immune system useful when out is tested hard frost. It also contains important minerals, such as iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium. The latter proved a real phenomenon in fighting harmful bacteria, it is often more effective than the most advanced synthetic antibiotics.


Which Diseases are administered With horseradish?


Cancerous disease.
A recent study done at the University of Illinois, US, shows that daily administration of horseradish increases body resistance to disease cancer, both in terms of disease prevention, and treatment of disease already installed. Patients with tumours at various sites show better vitality, and slow disease progression, and other treatments, whether natural, are enhanced by this superfood. It is used, in particular, in horseradish salad beet, at least 50 g per day. Urinary infections.


Kidney infections – 50 g of fresh horseradish, eaten throughout the day, parasitic bacteria attack the kidneys, bladder and urinary tract by destroying them. The treatment is the duration (less than 21 days) and is associated with any form of treatment with antibiotics, natural or synthetic.


Fluid retention – Regular consumption of horseradish, especially after the afternoon hours, is a very good diuretic, very useful to those who have oily skin, swollen hands and feet due to water retention.


Cough of various etiologies
– Take 5-6 teaspoons of syrup per day horseradish, and swallow slowly, leaving it to act in the throat and the bronchial tree. In addition, the salad is consumed with horseradish beetroot, each 50 grams twice a day.


Chronic bronchitis and acute, consumed daily 4-10 teaspoons of grated horseradish, or a simple salad with beetroot, whose method of preparation I presented above. In addition, in the evening put horseradish poultice on the chest area.

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Horseradish has strong antibiotic effects and expectorants


Urethral polyps – are taken three times a day for three teaspoons of horseradish dissolved in a glass of water. The administration is on an empty stomach for the course of three months, followed by a three-month break. In parallel, we will take an alkaline diet with lots of vegetables and green vegetables, no meat, and fewer animal proteins.


Anaemia in adults consumes 15-20 teaspoons of horseradish salad with beetroot day. Horseradish contains small amounts of iron, but its most important role is to optimize digestion and metabolism so that the iron present in other foods can be assimilated by the body. Loss of appetite, anaemia in children – consumed at least once a day a salad made from finely grated horseradish (1-2 teaspoons), complete with apple peel (2 teaspoons), beetroot (1-2 tablespoons) and carrot (1 -2 tablespoons). This mini-course takes at least one month and is recommended especially during winter and the transition from winter to the warm. Rheumatism, gout – a cup of warm milk put 1-2 tablespoons of horseradish juice.


This preparation is drunk on an empty stomach 1-2 times a day. Treatment lasts a minimum of three weeks, having anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects.


Sinusitis, rhinitis – this is the most powerful and fast cure for these diseases, taken from Romanian folk medicine: a red kerchief (tradition demands it!) Place 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish. Apply on the forehead, so long as it is supported, being careful not to burn the skin appear. The nose unclogs almost instantly and can begin to be abundant secretions, thus cleansing the upper airways. It is recommended to make this treatment extremely fast effect, four to five days in a row. If your hands are too sensitive and not applied directly supported horseradish, just breathe, the closer to the nose, the more vapours emanated from the freshly grated root.


Joint pain, to the affected area, apply a poultice with raw horseradish, so long as no burning. In addition, after removing the poultice, an ointment may be applied to camphor.


Facial paralysis – is applied to the face, twice daily a poultice with flour and horseradish is obtained after the recipe above. Put a compress over nylon and take a hot water bottle, so as to obtain slight local hyperthermia.


Each application will not last begin more than 1 minute, reaching a weekly 10-15 minutes, carefully for the sensitive skin of the cheek is not compromised.

Domestic precautions and contraindications:


Horseradish is administered with caution to individuals with irritable bowel syndrome or suffering from colitis fermentation. Abuse of horseradish in the diet leads to digestive disorders and nervous disorders. Externally, especially in the form of poultice, horseradish will be used with caution by people who have sensitive skin, allergic.

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