Horseradish not only flavors our foods but is also a pungent
herb that helps to rid the body of excess fluids. Horseradish herb
has been used to fight infection, bacteria and fungi. It is
particularly helpful in destroying bacteria that can cause urinary
and bronchial infections. The same features of this herbal tincture
may also help to maintain a healthy bladder by preventing toxin
accumulation and flushing out inflammatory agents. This action can
be helpful to clear the sinuses, flush toxins (i.e. stones,
gout and arthritis), and expel poisons through the
skin by promoting heavy sweating. It is used topically for
soothing muscle pain and joint discomfort, even headaches.
Horseradish has been found to be a great source of aid for
digestive disorders. A gastric stimulant, it can help to stimulate
the appetite and secrete digestive enzymes. It gives a
nice boost to the immune system by giving the liver more
power to filter out substances that might be harmful to the
body. Horseradish liquid herbal extract contains
glucosinolates, a compound in the root that is believed to increase
human resistance to cancer.
A study at the University of Illinois has shown that it may be
able to suppress tumors. High in vitamin C and a compound
called glucosinolates, Horseradish may be beneficial in helping the
liver detoxify and eliminate carcinogens that may cause malignant
tumors. Vitamin C helps to reduce the effects of free radical
damage in the body, which can increase your risk to cancer and
other health conditions.
Traditionally, Horseradish root was used for respiratory
problems. The herbal extract is ideal because it works to clear
breathing passages and because it is an expectorant that helps the
body to remove extra mucus it is helpful in the treatment of
bronchitis, sinus infections, colds, congestion, coughing and
asthma. It naturally clears breathing passageways but it also has
strong antibacterial properties which make this natural remedy
ideal for people who are prone to getting sinus infections, asthma
or other respiratory problems. As an expectorant, it is said
to help break up chest congestion and eliminate mucus and waste
fluids from the respiratory tract, which has been helpful for
alleviating emphysema, persistent coughs, dry cough, whooping cough
and symptoms of influenza.
Horseradish is considered a very strong diuretic and diaphoretic
that promotes urine flow and heavy sweating, as well as the general
removal of fluids and toxins from the body. The removal of excess
fluids is very beneficial in helping lymphatic congestion,
pericarditis and general edema and also helps to flush impurities
and small stones from the kidneys and bladder, including uric acid,
which relieves gout, arthritis and rheumatism. The mustard content
of Horseradish can stimulate the flow of blood causing the tissue
and joint inflammation to abate. This has been shown to be very
helpful for easing nerve irritations, muscle strains, facial
paralysis, rheumatoid arthritis, joint and arthritis pain.
Horseradish has a mild natural antibiotic effect, and
it stimulates urine production. For this reason it has been used to
treat urinary tract infections. If you experience chronic
urinary, sinus or other infections, you should know Horseradish is
considered safe for long-term use.
Chock full of vitamins C and B, potassium, iron, and calcium, as
well as helpful enzymes, it has been used to kill bacteria in the
throat that cause bronchitis, coughs and related conditions.
Horseradish root extract can help to relieve sinus discomfort by
dissolving the mucus in the nose. The natural antibiotic,
glucosinolates, work against different types of infections because
they have been found to increase blood flow in the infected area
and remove waste products from that region of the body.
Horseradish is considered a fine stomach tonic, strengthening
and toning the function of the stomach and helping to improve
digestion. A mild laxative, it eases gastrointestinal
problems, particularly due to putrefaction of food, by speeding up
its movement through the system, and its antiseptic and antibiotic
qualities further protect the intestinal tract. It is believed to
be helpful in expelling worms from the intestines.
Taken internally, it is said to warm and improve peripheral
blood circulation, stimulating poor circulation to the extremities,
which is especially beneficial for older persons who experience
cold sensations or hypothermic feelings in the hands, legs and
feet. Horseradish is also thought to bring color to the face and be
beneficial for general debility.
Used externally, Horseradish also stimulates circulation and
relieves inflammation. Horseradish, with its antibacterial and
antiseptic properties, has been applied to control infected wounds,
infected boils and inflamed gums. It is said to be a fantastic
hair rinse that enlivens a "dead" scalp, it may even lighten
freckles. It has also been useful in the treatment of melasma,
a common skin disorder that causes dark discoloration.
The Japanese have a little secret to reveal about Horseradish,
its believed to have aphrodisiac properties and has a great sexual
effect on the body. It is among the best natural stimulants which
can speed up blood circulation and stimulate the function of the
Ingredients: Horseradish Root, Distilled
Water, 20% Alcohol.
Non-Alcohol: Horseradish Root, Vegetable Glycerin
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice or
water, under the tongue, or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily.
Shake well. Store in cool, dark place. Keep out of reach of
Contraindications: Pregnant and nursing
women or young children under four years old should not use
Horseradish Root, nor should those who have intestinal ulcers,
thyroid or kidney problems. Overuse (many times the recommended
dosage) may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or excessive sweating.
Direct application to the skin or eyes may cause irritation and
burning. At the time of writing, there were no well-known drug
interactions with the use of Horseradish.
Disclaimer: The information presented
herein by New Way Herbs is intended for
educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated
by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent
disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any
supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health
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