Horseradish is a plant of the Brassicaceae family. The horseradish root helps stomach, intestine and the liver to perform their functions. It avoids also intestinal gas formation. In addition to this, horseradish is also rich in vitamin C and has a diuretic effect. For this reason it is very helpful in case of water retention and genitourinary tract stones. Horseradish is also a valid remedy in case of cold, cough and catarrh. For external use horseradish root is helpful in case of back pain, sciatica, low back pain, headache and toothache. How to use horseradish:
You can grate some horseradish on your dishes or you can use it to prepare the horseradish sauce. It is better not to eat too much horseradish root because it can irritate the stomach.
Horseradish is a powerful decongestant, able to relieve pain and speed up the healing process. Cut the horseradish root in small slices and apply on the part.
Infuse for 10-15 minutes 5 gr of horseradish root, cut in small pieces, in a cup of water. Strain and drink two cups a day.