Health Benefits and Medicinal Properties of Radish


Dear Readers, Today the topic is Health Benefits and Medicinal Properties of Radish, Home Remedies to Cure Disease like Jaundice, Piles, Chest Complaints, Genito-Urinary Disorders, Leucoderma ( white patches), Different Skin Problems and Radish and Radish Leaves Contains. Radish is common vegetable in all over the world. It is hairy with no stem or branches. It has one root which is cylindrical, round or tapering, red or white, slightly coarse, succulent, fleshy, around 7cm thick and around 15cm long. Its flavor is pungent. It promotes a healthy bloodstream and stimulates appetite.

Health Benefits and Medicinal Properties of Radish
Health Benefits and Medicinal Properties of Radish

There are different types of radish. Red and white color radish is most familiar. When young they are tender but becomes woody and tough as they mature.

Medicinal Qualities in Radish

Radish is rich in iron, sodium and calcium. The root is used as food. To derive all its beneficial effects need to eat radish raw. Cooking destroys its vitamin content. After cooking all vegetables looses its powerful antiscorbutic properties. Leaves also eaten by cooking as vegetable or raw as salad.

Radish leaves have more phosphorus, calcium and vitamin C than radish itself. Radish leaves are diuretic, antiscorbutic and laxative. The tap root is strong in antiscorbutic for preventing of scurvy and seeds are expectorant, carminative for the relief of gas discomforts, diuretic, stimulant and laxative.

Radish Contain

Radish contain water, fat, protein, fibre, minerals, carbohydrates, phosphorus, calcium, iron, vitamin C and vitamin B complex.

Radish Leaves Contain

Radish leaves contain water, fat, protein, fibre, minerals, carbohydrates, iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C and vitamin B complex.

Home Remedies to Cure Disease

Jaundice Cure

Green leaves of radish are excellent Remedy for Jaundice. Grind and extract juice in thin clean cloth. Add crystal sugar. Adult patient should take 500ml daily to get immediate relief. This leads to healthy appetite and proper evacuation of bowels which reduces the trouble.

Piles Cure

Fresh radish root juice is regarded as marvelous home remedy for piles. Need to give 70ml Radish juice twice in a day morning and evening.

Chest Complaints Cure

Mix one teaspoon radish juice with equal quantity of honey and pinch of salt is beneficial in the treatment of hoarseness, bronchial disorders, whooping cough and other chest complaints. It should be given to patient thrice daily.

Genito-Urinary Disorders Cure  

*Radish juice is beneficial for dysuria on painful urination and severe urethral pain. Radish juice should be given 70ml twice morning and evening daily till get cure.

*a cup full radish leaves juice once daily beneficial for a fortnight acts as a curative in dissolving gravel in urinary tract and cystitis (inflammation of urinary bladder).

Leucoderma Cure

*Make radish seeds paste is useful in leucoderma. Radish seeds powder 35gm mix in vinegar and need to apply on white patches of leucoderma.

Different Skin Problems

Bleaching substance contain in radish seeds. Radish seeds powder mix in water and apply all over the face to get rid of blackheads and freckles. It also can be applied to get rid of ringworm.

Before applying on face apply on wrist or near ear part to test whether it is suitable or not to your skin. Anything applying on face first time need to test before apply.

Note: If any serious health problem please consult to your doctor immediately. The above tips should be followed Under the guidance of your health-care practitioner.

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