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Radish is a root, also known as horseradish, which can be used as a medicinal plant to make medicine to treat digestive problems or bloating, for example.

Its scientific name is Raphanus sativus and it can be purchased at natural food stores, street markets and markets.

What is the radish for

The radish is used to help treat arthritis, bronchitis, gallstones, catarrh, constipation, swelling, skin problems, poor digestion, sore throat, gout, cold, rheumatism and cough.

radish properties

The properties of radish include its digestive, calming, diuretic, laxative, mineralizing and expectorant action.

How to use the radish

The radish can be used raw in salads, soups and stews.

Side effects of radish

Side effects of radish include gas production and allergies, especially in aspirin-sensitive individuals.

Contraindications of radish

No contraindications were found for radish.

Nutritional Information

Components Amount per 100 g of radish
Energy 13 calories
Water 95, 6 g
Proteins 1 g
Fat 0, 2 g
Carbohydrates 1, 9 g
Fibers 0, 9 g
Folates 38 mcg

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