It needs to be preserved in vinegar or cream, otherwise it quickly loses its potency.

Part used: root 

Constituents: Sinigrin – a glucosinolate that is broken down by enzymes

Actions: Circulatory stimulant, decongestant, digestive, antimicrobial, expectorant, alterative, anthelmintic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory.


Enhances appetite, digestion, and absorption. Traditionally used as horseradish sauce to accompany heavy foods to help digestion.


Horseradish is a powerful stimulate, improving circulation

Respiratory system

Stimulates mucous membranes, acts as a decongestant and expectorant, clearing catarrh and blocked sinuses. Antimicrobial properties help combat infection. relieves coughs, colds fevers, flu, sinusitis, and hay fever.

Musculoskeletal system 

Hastens the elimination of toxins, recommended for gout and arthritis.

Immune system 

Antibiotic properties, excellent for respiratory and urinary infections.

Urinary system

Horseradish is diuretic, relieves fluid retention and clears toxins via the kidneys.


Stimulating, heating energy tonic, excellent in winter for warding off cold.