These minerals can do many things by the body, strengthens bones, it protects the heart, regulates blood pressure, improves the digestive system and immune system, improves kidney function and acts as an energy tonic. Radish leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. In a study to determine the various vegetables glycemic index, it was concluded that radish has an IG low. Preliminary studies have shown that the root of the horseradish is effective in reducing cholesterol levels. More studies are needed to confirm these results. In a study of extracts was demonstrated its efficacy as an antioxidant. The horseradish contain a variety of chemicals on the basis of sulphur, which increases the flow of bile, which helps to maintain a gallbladder and the healthy liver and improves digestion.
The leaf extract is beneficial for gastrointestinal activities and is known for its laxative properties. Radish belongs to the vegetables in the genus Brassica, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli. Numerous studies suggest that the family of cruciferous plants act as protection against cancers of the lung and digestive tract. Cruciferous vegetables are a source of Glucosinolates, compounds that give flavor Coles. The preventive potential of radishes is due in part to its content of Glucosinolates, and a study in Italy showed that the Japanese daikon radish variety had anti-cancer activity in the human colon. The radish is very good for the liver, gall bladder and stomach, and acts as detoxifier, i.e. that it purifies the blood. It is useful in jaundice, since it helps to regulate the production and flow of bile and bilirubin, acids, enzymes and eliminates the excess of bilirubin in the blood.
It also controls the destruction of red blood cells during the jaundice by increasing the supply of oxygen in fresh blood. Turnip leaves are also very useful in the treatment of jaundice. It also contains enzymes such as the myrosinase, diastase, amylase and esterase, which protects the liver and gall bladder infections and ulcers.