Aids in digestion
Anti viral qualities
Helps increase menstrual flow
May reduce risk of cancer
Reduces risk of oral cancers
Relieves the symptoms of urinary tract infections
Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 7; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbs: 1.7g; Fiber: .5g; Sugars: 1.2g; Protein: .1g; Potassium: 1%DV Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 6%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV
Did You Know?
- Used topically, horseradish is known to soothe muscle pain and joint discomfort.
- Horseradish is a member of the mustard family.
- If you like horseradish as hot as it can be, use fresh horseradish roots. A good quality root is clean, firm, and free from cuts and deep blemishes.
- Contains cancer fighting compounds glucosinolates
Ways to Eat:
- Fresh grated
- In a creamy sauce
- On meat
- In the United States, an estimated 24 million pounds of horseradish roots are ground and processed annually to produce approximately 6 million gallons of prepared horseradish
- Horseradish was widely used as a medicine during the Middle Ages. It was traditionally used for its heating, congestion clearing (especially sinus congestion), and antiseptic action; but also to help reduce fluid retention and to improve sluggish digestion
- Horseradish contains several nutrients including minerals, Vitamin C, and Sulfur. This makes it an excellent skin tonic and cleanser