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RADISH

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Black Radish, Black Spanish Radish, Daikon Radish, Long Black Spanish Radish, Moolak, Mooli Beej, Petit Radis, Rábano, Radis, Radis Espagnol, Radis Noir, Radis Noir Espagnol, Radis Rouge, Raphani Sativi Radix, Raphanus sativus, Red Radish, Round...
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Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Overview
Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Uses
Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Side Effects
Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Interactions
Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Dosing
Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Overview Information

Radish is a plant. The root is used as food and also as medicine.

Radish is used for stomach and intestinal disorders, bile duct problems, loss of appetite, pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat, tendency towards infections, inflammation or excessive mucus of the respiratory tract, bronchitis, fever, colds, and cough.

How does it work?

Radish root may stimulate digestive juices and bile flow. Radish root may also be able to fight bacteria and other microorganisms.

Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

  • Loss of appetite.
  • Pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat.
  • Tendency towards infections.
  • Fever.
  • Colds.
  • Cough.
  • Digestive disorders caused by bile duct problems.
  • Inflammation of the airways such as bronchitis.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of radish for these uses.


Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Side Effects & Safety

Radish is SAFE for most people. Large amounts of radish can irritate the digestive tract.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of radish during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid using more than usual food amounts.

Gallstones: Don’t use radish if you have gallstones.

Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Interactions

Long Black Spanish Radish (RADISH) Dosing

The appropriate dose of radish depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for radish. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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