Black Radish

Black Radish: Overview

Unlike most radishes, black radish (Raphanus sativus) is grown for medicinal purposes rather than as a food.  This root is hot and pungent, white inside with a thin black skin.

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The black radish is very high in sulfur, potassium, iron, and magnesium.

Why it is Recommended

Traditionally, black radish roots have been used in Europe as a gastrointestinal stimulant, bile duct cleanser and choleretic.  Black radish root powder is often used in formulas for the liver, gall bladder and digestive system.

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