horseradish


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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.

horseradish

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With that said, all varieties will benefit you, particularly because the body absorbs horseradish well.
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This recipe celebrates horseradish -- not the creamy sauce you find next to the roast beef at an all-you-can-eat buffet, but rather the actual root.
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Keywords: Allelopathy; Biological activity; Growth inhibitor; Herb; Horseradish
1 small celery root trimmed cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1/2 cup horseradish mousse, from above 4 fresh chestnuts, scored and roasted 10 hazelnuts; roasted peeled quartered Salt to taste
The two horses carried similar colours - both pairs of silks had yellow sleeves with dark armlets - and Hoiles called Hawkeyethenoo Horseradish as he made his challenge in the closing stages, realising his mistake close home.
Mix the crme fraiche with the horseradish and season.
Co-workers at a manufacturing plant in Ottawa, both men enjoyed growing and grinding horseradish root for consumption.
A perennial plant, horseradish is related to mustard, cabbage, and other cruciferous vegetables.
Retail customers will get the option of a sachet of one of three flavours of sauce included in the pack with the gravad lax varieties blueberry horseradish cream, mustard honey, or plain horseradish cream.