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
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Bufo, "Investigation of glucosinolate profile and qualitative aspects in sprouts and roots of horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) using LC-ESI-hybrid linear ion trap with fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry and infrared multiphoton dissociation," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
The water, starch, and sugar storage by parenchyma of widely known vegetables (e.g., Brassica oleracea) and condiments (Armoracia lapathifolia), although increased in extent in cultivars, is basic to storage for flower and seed production or for perennation.
Involvement of malate, monophenols, and the superoxide radical in hydrogen peroxide formation by isolated cell walls from horseradish (Armoracia lapathifolia Gilib).
Its scientific name is Cochlearia Armoracia,and it grows about 24in tall and 18in wide and sprouts tall crinkled leaves.
ussuriense (aerial part), Ulmus parvifolia (leaf), Oenanthe javanica (aerial part), Armoracia rusticana (aerial part), Orostachysjaponicus (aerial part), Cedrela sinensis (rachis) and Nelumbo nucifera (leaf).
* Bio-Botanica Hauppauge, NY Tel: (631) 231-5522 Fax: (631) 231-7332 Website: www.bio-botanica.com E-mail: psingh@bio-botanica.com Folistim II INCI name: extracts of arnica montana (and) centella asiatica (and) nettles (urtica dioica) (and) peppermint (mentha piperita) (and) capsicum frutescens (and) horseradish (coch-learia armoracia) (and) glycerin Use levels: 0.5-0.8% Applications: shampoos and conditioners Comments: Has been used in products to promote hair growth.
These newcomers brought their traditions with them, including a love for Armoracia rusticana, a plant that abounds in European coastal areas.
Far removed from a vine, but equally aggressive in its own way, is the Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana).
Following the Preface, the Contents are: Food and Agricultural Biotechnology; The Potential Impact of Biotechnology in the Food Industry; the Usefulness of Transglutaminase for Food Processing; Biotechnology of Astaxanthin Production in Phaffia Rhodozyma; Antimicrobial, Insecticidal and Medicinal Properties of Natural Product Flavors and Fragrances; Charasteristic Odorants of Wasabi (Wasabia japonica matum), Japanese Horseradish, in Comparison with those of Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana); Creation of Transgenic Citrus Free from Limonin Bitterness; Effect of Amide Content on Thermal Generation of Maillard Flavor in Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein; Production of Volatile Compounds in Suspension Cell Cutlures of Coriandrum satibrum L.
Elstner, "Involvement of malate, monophenols, and the superoxide radical in hydrogen peroxide formation by isolated cell walls from horseradish (Armoracia lapathifolia Gilib.)," Planta, vol.