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Horseradish: the benefits and harms of the root and leaf for the body

Fuck, this traditional Russian seasoning to a large number of traditional dishes, no wonder very popular in cooking and medicine.

The effect of horseradish on the body is very large. Due to the large number of aromatic substances, volatile oils, bitterness and vitamins it affects almost all organs and body systems.

And to avoid confusion, the useful properties of horseradish need to classify.

What the fuck are useful for the body

1. For digestion .

The use of horseradish for the intestines in that it very strongly activates the intestines and the secretion of various digestive enzymes. This medicinal action he required mineral salts, a mustard oil and a special ingredient – sinigrin. The latter, incidentally, horseradish and gives the peculiar pungent taste.

Together, these components included in the chemical composition of horseradish strongly stimulates appetite and stimulates the receptors of the digestive system by stimulating the production of gastric juice. But everything is good in moderation.

And horseradish in large amounts can be harmful to the digestive tract. Harmful properties of horseradish are expressed in the fact that it can increase stomach acidity and aggravate the effects of gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. So use it only as a spice .

2. For joints.

What is the use of horseradish for the joints? In folk medicine, there are a large number of recipes using horseradish for the treatment of many inflammatory diseases and diseases related to disorders of salt balance in the joints.

For example, how useful tincture of horseradish? It has been widely used for removal of external inflammations and in the treatment of gout, to warm up strained muscles and to promote healing of wounds. Furthermore, the known use of fuck in rheumatoid arthritis. Regular consumption of the root helps to relieve pain and partial regeneration of cartilage tissue.

3. For the liver and kidneys.

But perhaps even more effective fuck useful properties which have long been used in medicine, can be for the kidneys and liver. To blame choleretic and diuretic properties of horseradish. He almost has no contraindications in diseases of the liver and kidneys. Real medicine!

4. For the immune system.

But useful substances, strengthen the immune system and has obvious antibacterial properties, the composition of the horseradish is especially rich. To start the list of medicinal components can be typical for all vegetables of vitamin C and carotene, is necessary to support protective forces of an organism in any season. This is especially true for vitamin C, immunoactivity function which is its main purpose in the body.

The chemical composition of the horseradish contains quite a complex substance lysozyme, having strong bactericidal properties. It is a kind of natural antibiotic that is harmful to the body harmful microbes. Such useful properties are volatile and mustard oil. Due to the large amount of them in the horseradish, it can be used as a filler for antiseptic dressings. And the juice of horseradish – as a wonderful disinfectant for the lubrication of open wounds.

5. For breathing.

Many brave souls know what will be the effect of the inhalation of grated horseradish. Severe irritation of the highly sensitive receptors of the upper respiratory tract is the result of many volatile. And this action is not only irritating. In viral and microbial diseases of volatile contribute to the destruction of pathogenic microorganisms. And the benefits of essential oils, also included in the vegetable tart that they make a strong expectorant effect. These medicinal properties of horseradish vegetable have been applied in the treatment of acute respiratory diseases.

There are many healing properties of horseradish for men and women. For example, noted its positive influence on potency. Yes and anemia it can be very helpful. Therefore, in the absence of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract to consume medicinal horseradish is often. Especially in winter and spring, the most difficult for the body frames.

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