Health Benefits of Horseradish

Horseradish - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Horseradish‘s Health Benefits include;
1. Treats Bronchitis and 2. Treats Sinusitis
Horseradish is great for treating respiratory problems. The watery eyes and running nose sensation your get from inhaling the odour of Horseradish, is just what it’s good for. This sensation induces a flushing of the sinuses effect. This can alleviate and Bronchitis, Colds, Flues and Sinusitis.

3. Treats Anaemia
This medicinal root herb, is full of minerals, including Iron, which aids in the treatment of Anaemia.

4. Aids Digestion
The phytochemicals in Horseradish stimulate salivation, gastric and intestinal juice glands. The phytochemicals combined with the fibre content assist the whole digestive tract from mouth to intestines and into bowel movements. This assistance, decreases the chances of diarrhoea and constipation.

5. Anti-Bacterial and 6. Antiseptic
Horseradish is great for fighting bacteria and preventing it from entering the body. Supplement with Horseradish in the cold and flu season to prevent (or rid) bacterial infections.

7. Improves Oral Health
As Horseradish has Anti-Bacterial properties, chewing it can rid bacteria and infections in the mouth. It can also relieve toothaches and increase the strength of your gums.

8. Relieve Muscular Pains and 9. Treats Rheumatism
Horseradish increases blood-flow, below the skin. This makes is great for treating muscular aches and pains, as well as Rheumatism.

10. Diuretic
The diuretic properties of Horseradish make for a great flusher of toxins, from the body.

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