Useful properties of black radish: contraindications, the best recipes.

Useful properties of black radish known to mankind for a long time. Even the ancient Egyptians used the root to treat certain diseases, as witnessed in the ancient manuscripts and confirmed by archaeological excavations.

The composition and application of

Black radish is rich in minerals, essential oils, carbohydrates and proteins. It also contains a considerable number of B vitamins and ascorbic acid, which play an important role in many vital processes of the body.

In addition, black radish composition containing mineral salts, volatile, enzymes and useful organic acids. Especially valuable root because it contains glycosides - effective antimicrobial agents and lysozyme - substances that can inhibit the proliferation of fungi and bacteria.

Due to the unusual taste of this particular root it is very much appreciated by gourmets. Black radish is often used in cooking to create a variety of spices and sauces, and as both primary and secondary components of different dishes.

But this is just one area of ‚Äč‚Äčapplication of the product. The vast content of sodium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron can be used in folk medicine for the prevention and treatment of many diseases. A burning black radish juice has been used successfully in cosmetology.

Useful properties

Black Radish has a restorative and immunostimulatory effects. Especially useful in the spring.
It normalizes the function of the intestine.
A beneficial effect on digestion.
It is an excellent tool for the prevention of atherosclerosis.
It relieves swelling, bringing excess fluid and normalizing the water-salt balance.
Treats urolithiasis.
The juice of the root has the ability to "revive" the hair follicles, thereby improving their growth.
Heals bronchitis.
Effective at the heart pains and rheumatism.
It activates the metabolism.
It is a natural antibiotic with a broad spectrum of action.
It dissolves gallstones in the liver, gall bladder, kidneys, bladder.
It has beneficial effects on the cardiovascular and nervous systems.
It accelerates recovery from influenza and acute respiratory disease.
It is used in whooping cough, bronchitis, coughing up blood, severe coughing duty.
Due to the sulfur content of essential oil is a good means of stimulating digestion and appetizing.
Acupressure radish juice relieves pain from bruises and sciatica.
Lowers cholesterol.
Effective against various types of parasites.
It has a positive effect on the genitourinary and lymphatic systems.


The black radish is a very strong effect on the mucous membranes of the body, so you need special mention and its contraindications. Can not be used in the diet at the root:

gastric or duodenal ulcer;
gastritis with acidity;
organic heart disease;
after recent myocardial.
Additionally, you may have a small number of people observed idiosyncrasy black radish, which is why gastroenterologists do not recommend to immediately enter into your diet large doses of this product.

Popular recipes

With a strong cough
You can use the beneficial properties of black radish coughing, which does not pass. To do this, you must find a medium-sized radishes, carefully cut the center and in the cavity pour honey. As such, the root should be put in a warm place for a couple of hours, then drink a full juice and radish eat itself.

When stagnation of bile
Black radish juice has a strong cholagogue action, therefore, difficult passage of bile, and bile ducts accumulated too much salt, you should take advantage of such recipes: squeeze the juice from black radish using a juicer and drink a teaspoon after eating.

In the first few days may feel pain in the liver, which can be removed with hot water bottle. If the pain is gone and no longer there, the amount of juice can be gradually increased to 100 ml. at one time. During the reception the juice you need to stick to fresh diet, avoid sharp and acidic foods.

The remaining cake mix with sugar (better - with honey) per kilogram cake - half a kilo of sugar or three hundred grams of honey and place in a warm place (under pressure). When the cake ferment - therefore ready to use. After the black radish juice is finished, you need to start the second part of the treatment: cake with sugar or honey take 1-3 Art. spoon while eating, is harvested product will not be fully utilized.

Also from the remaining cake you can do something like mustard plasters. Only they are called redechniki. To create them, you can use only fresh cake, and best of all its not much pressing. Oil cake is wrapped in gauze, straighten, so that he was lying and uniformly applied by spatula for fifteen minutes or twenty.

Polyethylene cover is not necessary, as air must penetrate redechniku. You can loosely cover the top with a towel and put a small pillow. Very quickly redechnik it starts very noticeable to bake, no worse than the present mustard plaster, and pull sick of bronchus viscous secret, accumulated in them.

As soon as the skin under the compress becomes intense pink redechnik shift to the other side. To enhance the effect of the procedure is recommended to drink the juice of radish - about 100 ml.

When poor digestion
Will a delicious salad of raw radish, carrots and beets. All root vegetables need to grate, to flavor vegetable oil is at least once a day for a week. The work of the gastrointestinal tract after this salad will improve significantly.

To stimulate hair growth
Half a cup of radish juice mixed with 50 ml. castor oil and a tablespoon of honey. The mixture was vigorously rubbed into the roots of the hair and left for an hour. Film is not covered. An hour later, the mask wash off with cool water.


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