Armoracia Rusticana

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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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Miadokova, "Extract from armoracia rusticana and its flavonoid components protect human lymphocytes against oxidative damage induced by hydrogen peroxide," Molecules, vol.
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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.