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
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.
Hastens the elimination of toxins, recommended for gout and arthritis.
Antibiotic properties, excellent for respiratory and urinary infections.
Horseradish is diuretic, relieves fluid retention and clears toxins via the kidneys.
Stimulating, heating energy tonic, excellent in winter for warding off cold.