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Horseradish Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Cochlearia Armoracia, Armoracia Rusticana
Chinese Name
La Gen
Homeopathic Name
Cochlearia Armoracia   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Root , Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Horseradish

It may produce eruptions on the skin.
It may cause blistering.
High doses may cause Stomach Upset or Vomiting.
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Horseradish is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a humid climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Blocked Nose.

It has a strong remedial effect. It is very useful in infectious diseases and pain. In winters, it should always be in your refrigerator; Use it in case of cold or flu.

Here the word horse denotes large size and coarseness. Radish comes from the Latin radix meaning root. The root and the leave, both parts are edible. The root is more commonly consumed but the leaves are bitter instead of spicy like the root.
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Materia Medica for Horseradish

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Horseradish for Cancer

Take 1/2 teaspoon of powdered roots.
Or take root decoction twice a day.

Horseradish for Allergies

A teaspoon of Horseradish will clear the sinuses quite quickly. Repeat it till the symptoms vanish.

Horseradish for Respiratory Diseases

Chew the leaves of Horseradish for just half minute. It makes breathing easier. Repeat daily for 15 days.

Horseradish for Impotence

Take 2 fresh flowers of Horseradish. Boil in one glass milk. Add sugar according to your taste. Drink it once a day.

Horseradish for Anemia

Cook Horseradish leaves as vegetable. Take it once a day.

Horseradish for Arthritis

Take Horseradish flowers. Prepare vegetable and eat it once a day.
OR : Take fresh Horseradish bark and grind with water. Apply on affected parts.
OR : Take out the seeds of Horseradish. Rub them on affected parts.

Horseradish for Abscess

Take bark and leaves of Horseradish in equal quantity. Grind them together. Apply it on the affected part twice a day.

Horseradish for Constipation

Boil Horseradish leaves. Take it boiled or soup.

Horseradish for Toothache

Prepare decoction of Horseradish bark. Swish with lukewarm thrice a day

Horseradish for Kidney Stones

Boil Horseradish root in water. Take half glass lukewarm once a day.
OR : Eat it as vegetable.

Horseradish for Epilepsy

Powder Horseradish seeds. Drip one pinch in nostrils.

Horseradish for Headache

Take Horseradish leaves. Grind them with little water. Heat. Apply lukewarm on the head twice a day.
OR : Powder Horseradish seeds. Add water to make a paste and smell.

Horseradish for Wounds

Take fresh Horseradish leaves. Grind them with little water. Apply on the affected part twice a day.
OR : Have half teaspoon Horseradish bark powder twice a day and also apply on wounds.

Horseradish for Muscle Sprains

Take Horseradish bark. Grind with little water. Apply it on affected parts.

Horseradish for Obesity

Extract out the juice of Horseradish leaves. Have one teaspoon thrice a day.

Horseradish for Ascaris

Cook Horseradish fruit as vegetable and eat.

Horseradish for High Blood Pressure

Have 2 tablespoons Horseradish juice twice a day.

Horseradish for Nasal Polyps

Grate 1 teaspoon of Horseradish and mix it with Honey. Consume this mixture 2 times a day.

Horseradish for Dandruff

Grind Horseradish with Vinegar to make a paste. Apply it over scalp for an hour.

Horseradish for Chest Congestion

Prepare a paste of Horseradish flour with water. Apply it over chest for 15 minutes. It relieves in congestion problem.

Horseradish Roots for Baldness

Horseradish stops hair loss and enhances new hair growth.
Make a paste of Horseradish Roots . Apply it on scalp for an hour. Wash with normal water. Do it thrice a week.

Horseradish Roots for Blocked Nose

Boil Horseradish Roots in water. Inhale the vapour thrice a day.
OR : Drink tea made from Horseradish Roots twice or thrice a day.
Or : Grind fresh Horseradish Roots. Have one teaspoon twice a day.

Horseradish Roots for Sinusitis

Take fresh or dried Horseradish Roots. Boil in water. Drink a cup twice a day and inhale the vapour as well.

Horseradish for Age Spots

Soak required Horseradish in milk for an hour. After an hour, take out the Horseradish from milk and rub it over affected areas for 15 minutes.

Horseradish for Bronchiectasis

Grate half cup of Horseradish. Add 4 cups of Honey in it. Mix them well. Keep the mixture aside for 8 days. Consume 1 tablespoon thrice daily, 30 minutes before meals.

Horseradish for Giardiasis

Grind Horseradish and squeeze it to extract the juice. Consume 1 teaspoon of the juice diluted with 8 tablespoons of water, 20 minutes before meals for one week 3 times a day.

Horseradish as an Aphrodisiac

Horseradish root helps in renewal of strength after sexual exhaustion.
Prepare a decoction, made of Horseradish roots and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
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Herbal Treatment For Tonic 1

Thoroughly wash 250 gram each of the following herbs. No need to peel them.
Garlic ( Lehsun in India ), Onion ( Piyaz in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ), Horseradish, Green Chili ( Hari Mirch in India ), and Lemon ( Nimbu in India ). Put them in a food processor and coarsely chop them. Put the mixture in a 3 liter jar. Top up with Apple Cider Vinegar ( Seb ka Sirka in India ). Cover it with a piece of cloth and rubber band. Store in a dark place for a month. Stir with wooden spoon everyday. After one month strain through cotton cloth. Bottle. Store in a cool and dark place. Take 30 ml everyday. Take for whole life.
It will build Immunity, clean arteries of plaque, Lower cholesterol, open blocked arteries and prevent Alzheimer.
Attention : If it hurts the throat, add Honey ( Shehad in India ) or eat a little sugar after drinking it.

Herbal Treatment For Repeated Miscarriage 1

Take 200 gram Horseradish bark and 100 gram Jaggery. Prepare decoction in half jug of water. Drink 1/4 cup once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Earache 3

Extract out the juice of Horseradish root. Add equal quantity of Mustard oil. Use it as ear drop twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Paralysis 3

Take the following herbs :
Orange : Rind : Powdered : 2 tablespoons
Horseradish : Root bark : Powdered : 2 tablespoons
Nutmeg : Juice : 1 teaspoon
Mix all ingredients. Have half teaspoon once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Hysteria 4

Prepare decoction of Horseradish root bark. Add little Rock Salt and Asafoetida. Drink one cup daily.

Herbal Treatment For Hysteria 5

Powder the Horseradish root. Add 5 drops of Orange juice and Nutmeg juice in half teaspoon powder and take once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Elephantiasis 4

Grind Damiana, Castor, Horseradish, Mustard together. Apply the paste on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Kidney Tonic

Suffering from any kidney problem?? Frustrated from allopathy. Go for some herbal way. We are giving you a formulae, try to use it. Take the following herbs :
Solidago Virgaurea : 30 gram
Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha ) : 5 gram
Spiny Restharrow : 10 gram
Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) : Leaves : 20 gram
To get its maximum benefits for kidney, it should be used in tincture form. You need 30 ml alcohol for this purpose. Put all herbs in alcohol. Leave it for 2 to 3 days. After that, strain the preparation. Your tincture has ready to use. Put 10 drops in 20 ml of water and drink. Do this daily. It takes little more time than allopathy medicine but your problem will be cured completely.
Caution : 1) Females don't take during pregnancy and their menstrual cycle.
2)Strictly prohibited for children.

Herbal Treatment For Sore Throat 18

Add 1 tablespoon of Horseradish Root , 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of cloves to a glass of warm water. Take it after every one hour .
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11 Mar 2016
What is Indian name of horseradish
07 Aug 2016
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Its ??? is largely used as ingredient in Samber by south Indians . Its pickle is famous in Punjab
Vishalam ( India )
03 May 2016
Where can we get it in india

Raina ( Pakistan/Islamabad )
14 Jul 2016
is horseradish good for uterus fibroids?
04 Aug 2016
As such there is no evidence of Horseradish for uterine fibroids. The most effective herbs for this disease are Chasteberry and Cinnamon. CHASTEBERRY-
Take a cup of hot water. Add a spoon of fresh or dried Chaste Berries to it. Steep for 10 minutes. Then, strain it and drink this tea daily for 30 days CINNAMON-
Drink Cinnamon tea every day. try this for a month.
Mohammed imran khan ( India Hyderabad )
23 Jul 2016
where i can get this please help me.
Prince Ashif ( India )
23 Jul 2016
Where i can get this plant pliz help me
01 Aug 2016
Mohammed and Prince
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Priesh ( India )
29 Dec 2016
Where I will get n how to use in sciatica
Bilawal ( Pakistan )
23 Dec 2017
Dear , Herbpathy , after reading the formula of your TONIC 1 with lemon,ginger,chilli, onion,garlic and horse radish dipped in Apple cider , but i miss understood HorseRadish as Drumstick Root ( Moringa Root) . my composition is about to ready , 25th day of their fermentation . please tell me do i take the solution after filtration or any thing wrong please Guide
Bilawal ( PK )
26 Dec 2017
Dear Herbpathy , still waiting for your answer , please also guide what is the shelf life for such tonic can it last for a year.

Brijendra saxena ( India )
14 Mar 2018
Hindi translation for Horseradish herb
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