Horseradish is one of the most overlooked natural treatments. Due to its antioxidant properties and various beneficial minerals and substances, horseradish can be utilized in the treatment of many conditions and diseases, such as the flu, common cold, bronchitis, as well as others that are more serious, like irregular blood pressure, heart conditions and so on and so forth.
From a therapeutic standpoint, the root is the most valuable part of the plant.
The horseradish root is very rich in active substances: vitamins (especially vitamin C and B complex), mineral salts, acids, natural antibiotic substances, enzymes, phytohormones, volatile oils and peroxidases, a very powerful and efficient antioxidant substance.
The glucose in horseradish fights off bacteria, making it even more efficient than advanced synthetic antibiotics.
Even though it is not very popular, horseradish juice has a miraculous effect on the health and body. A treatment with horseradish juice is extremely efficient against the following conditions:
- Gout and rheumatism
A diet focused on horseradish juice has anti-inflammatory effects and will detox your body.
In order to make this treatment, all you have to do is pour 1 or 2 teaspoons of horseradish juice in a mug of milk. After mixing it thoroughly, drink the solution on an empty stomach, two times per day.
- Urethral polyps
Along the horseradish juice, it is recommended to follow an alkaline diet, based on loads of green vegetables. Avoid meat and animal proteins.
Dissolve three teaspoons of horseradish juice in a glass of water. This treatment should be taken 3 times a day, on an empty stomach, in a 3-month interval.
- Regulating blood pressure
Combining horseradish juice with water will do wonders to your blood pressure.
What to do
Wash 2 horseradish roots thoroughly and leave them in cold water for 36 hours. Rinse the roots and combine them with boiled water. The mixture should be strained through a strainer.
Combine one glass of the resulted liquid with an equal quantity of carrot and honey juice. Keep the mixture in the fridge.
How to apply the treatment
It is recommended to consume 2 teaspoons of this mixture, one hour before each meal or 2 or three hours after eating, 3 times per day, for 3 months.
- Affections of the respiratory system
Horseradish juice is a powerful mucus cleansing agent, being especially recommended in the treatment of bronchitis, flu, asthma, various inflammations, rhinitis and even sinusitis.
Horseradish juice should be mixed with lemon juice – one part horseradish juice, one part lemon juice. Take 2 or 3 teaspoons per day, no more, no less. For a proper immunization of the body, it is wise to follow the treatment for 3 or 4 months each year.
Warnings, contraindications, general advice
Horseradish juice is not recommended for persons who are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome or digestive problems, as well as hemorrhoids, hemoptysis, congestive issues or problems related to the heart. Consult a medical expert before starting a horseradish juice treatment.