Horseradish - a plant of the cabbage family with large dark green leaves and long, thick rhizome.
The curative properties of horseradish
In folk medicine, horseradish root is used in which an essential oil, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, iron, volatile, sugar, resin, fiber, vitamins C, B, PP, sinigrin glycoside, giving the roots of the plant-specific sharp taste.
About Vitamin C, which is in the horseradish, it should be treated separately - on its content plant is the third after the wild rose and blackberry, so it can be called the root of an effective immunostimulatory agent.
Use horseradish is that it has antibacterial, diuretic, tonic, expectorant action.
Treatment horseradish, grated when taken orally, helps with poor appetite and digestion, inflammatory diseases of the urinary system, rheumatism, gout, gastritis with low acidity.
Local treatment horseradish effective in neuralgia facial nerve, frostbite, joint pain, suppuration.
The bactericidal properties of horseradish successfully used in angina, whooping cough, tuberculosis.
The use of horseradish
Treatment horseradish will be effective when used fresh root. It is proved that the use of horseradish after treatment persists for about 7 days. Handle horseradish recommended soon after harvest, lie around more than a week he could not.
For the treatment normally used grated horseradish and juice squeezed out of it.
Inside dissolved horseradish juice is used to treat gastritis, in violation of the functionality of the biliary tract, intestinal atony.
Dilute horseradish juice doctors strongly recommended as it contains essential oils can cause severe allergic reactions.
To prepare means that displays the mucus from the body, prepare a mixture of: grated horseradish mixed with lemon juice, take on an empty stomach a teaspoon per day in two divided doses.
Diuretic horseradish well seen if the mixture prepared in such proportions: 150 grams of grated horseradish mixed with the juice extracted from the 2 or 3 lemons. It is noticed that the agent is effective in dropsy and strong swelling, with a cold, asthma. Take it inside. At a cold - at 0, 5 tablespoons twice a day on an empty stomach, after which it is desirable not to eat or drink for half an hour, and asthma, edema - a teaspoon of funds once a day.
For the treatment of poor appetite horseradish prepare the remedy: pour a tablespoon of grated root of a plant with 500 ml of boiling water, stand an hour. Drink is a "medicine" should be 4 times a day for 15 minutes before meals with 50 ml.
It brings a favor and fuck with diabetes, because it is peculiar to restore blood sugar. Prepare a mixture: grated root is mixed with sour milk (1:10), a day kept in a tightly closed container. Drink strained means three times per day on a tablespoon before eating. If not yogurt, it can be replaced with yogurt - one glass accounts for one tablespoon of grated horseradish. Drink fresh vehicle, a glass 3 times a day.
When joint pain compresses help with this mixture: horseradish root is ground using a grinder, mixed with grated apple.
With increased pressure helps remedy made from horseradish juice, carrot, beet: all the components taken over 100 grams, add the juice of half a lemon and 100 grams of honey. For greater effectiveness, the mixture was taken one hour before meals - tablespoon three times daily.
The antibacterial properties of horseradish helps in tuberculosis: juice squeezed from minced root mixed with honey (1: 1). Drinking juice is recommended before meals, 2 teaspoons three times a day. Perform this treatment horseradish two two-month course, between which is a two-week break.
For removing deposited salts used this recipe: take a kilo of horseradish, pour two liters of boiling water, night stand, stirring occasionally. A day infusion filter, add a kilo of honey mixed. Obtaining funds take three times a day for 50 ml before meals.
We can not forget about the benefits of horseradish and healthy people. Grated root of the plant is recommended to use regularly as a seasoning for the first dishes. So you can avoid seasonal colds, digestive problems. To hell was really helpful, it is not recommended to fill it with vinegar or sugar. It is better to replace lemon juice and honey.
We do not eat horseradish root fasting for those who suffer acute inflammation and gastrointestinal ulcer disease.
Pregnant women eat horseradish root and take the medicine on its basis is not recommended.
Healthy people and hypertensive patients should be aware that in a lot of hell can provoke an increase in pressure. In addition, the abuse of horseradish can cause internal bleeding.