Other FormsBlack Radish
Radish, Raphanus sativa, is a member of the Brassicaceae/Cruciferae family. It is cultivated in temperate regions throughout the world. Radish is considered important to homeopathic medicine. The root can be used in medicinal formulas. Radish helps stimulate secretions in the upper gastrointestinal tract, and stimulates bile flow. These actions help the body with coughs and bronchitis. Radish also has antimicrobial effects on the body. In homeopathic remedies, radish has been used for poor digestion and oily skin. Radish also has history with folk, Chinese, and Indian medicine.