Horseradish - (Armoracia rusticana)

Horseradish Herb

This herb is a perennial. The flowers are white and numerous and the leaves are large. The root is long and white. Grow Horseradish in a sunny location in moist, rich soil. Harvest the root at the end of the growing season.
The roots can be frozen, but you need to clean them before freezing.

Horseradish is very rich in vitamin C. By eating 70 grams of Horseradish you reached the daily requirement of 75 milligrams of vitamin C.

You can add fresh leaves to salads. Horseradish can also make a good sauce to roast beef. Oprah Winfrey used Horseradish in her famous mashed potatoes in her Chicago restaurant!

Parts used: Leaves, roots.

Don't use if you have kidney disorders or hypothyroidism.

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