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Horseradish: Horseradish is an herb used as a cooking spice and condiment and as a medicinal herb. Horse radish is claimed to be beneficial to the circulation and to have an antibiotic effect. Horseradish is available as a spice, in condiments, and in supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Horseradish

Adequate amounts of Horseradish are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Horseradish

Adequate amounts of Horseradish are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Horseradish

Excessive intake of Horseradish may involve the following risks:

  • Gastrointestinal upset
  • Bloody vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritation of mucous membranes
  • Irritation of the urinary tract
  • Not for use in people with hypothyroidism or taking thyroid medication
  • Do not use during pregnancy or lactation without consulting a physician
  • Do not use in children without consulting a physician
  • May blister the skin when used externally
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your physician and all your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Horseradish: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Horseradish) include:

  • Cochlearia armoracia
  • German mustard

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