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A vegetable that contains asparagin, resin, sinigrin—which converts to mustard oil—and vitamin C; horseradish is antimicrobial, antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic, and a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal tonic; it is used for upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, rheumatic disease and gout, neuralgias, neck pain, stiffness; the leaves are used for food poisoning
Toxicity Excess use on the skin causes blistering; horseradish may depress thyroid activity

horseradish,

n Latin name:
Armoracia rusticana; part used: roots; uses: abortifacient, joint inflammation, diuretic, anthelmintic, antibacterial, sinusitis; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, toxic (internally in large amounts); patients with thyroid conditions, kidney disease, and ulcers. Also called
great mountain root, pepperrot, great raifort, or
red cole.

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A blend of garlic, horse radish and ginger in tincture form helps ease breathing, reduces nasal congestion and boost the immune system.
We removed excess antibody by washing, and added horse radish peroxidase-streptavidin (Vector Laboratories, Burlingame, CA) to the plates, which were then incubated for another 2 hr at room temperature.
For wounds that are refusing to heal properly, mix some honey with 10 per cent finely-grated horse radish or use the fresh juice or tincture.
Steve's Cosmo is made from cranberry juice concentrate, and Steve's Bloody Mary delivers a nice wallop of horse radish - enough to bring tears of joy to the staunchest connoisseur.
Cocktail sauce, herb vinaigrette, Thousand Island, dill honey mustard, Caesar dressing, balsamic vinegar, English mustard, mayonnaise, horse radish, mint yoghurt
This consists of Northumberland beef and Mordue ale on an oatmeal base with a horse radish topping.
Pour the oil that comes off the fish over salad with a squeeze of lemon juice, then mix salad, beetroot and horse radish together.
Armoracia rusticana can be found naturalised in grassy embankments all over Britain and without it, your roast beef would not be quite the same - yes, that's horse radish.
Do: Try garlic and horse radish, eat Vitamin C-rich foods like berries and peppers, drink green tea, eat oily fish like sardines or take fish oil supplements, use either Echinacea, astragalus, cat's claw or maitake mushrooms.