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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If raw horseradish is too strong for you, toss veggies or potatoes with it, then roast.
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Thirty people gathered in the church, placing their baskets at the end of the pew in the smells filled the church, the aroma of fresh bread mingling with the salty ham and pungent horseradish.
Season mashed potatoes with garlic, horseradish, rosemary, parsley, chopped sauteed veggies, onions, celery, diced mushrooms, black or white pepper, and paprika.
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