Ridichea neagra, contra tusei si nu numai .......

Black Radish is a highly nutritious way to maintain liver, gallbladder and digestive health,
and while helping to remedy vitamin deficiencies, it will also help to ease thyroid and respiratory problems. Furthermore, Black Radish is thought to be an effective antioxidant that combats ageing and fights colds and influenza.
Ridichea neagra/Black Radish este indicata contra tusei. Se taie felii si se pune intr-un castron: 1 rand de felii + 1 strat de zahar si tot asa, ultimul strat sa fie de zahar. Se acopera vasul si se lasa 12-14 ore sa iasa cat mai mult lichid. Se scurge siropul intr-un pahar, iar rondelele se arunca. Se bea, cu inghitituri mici, cam 4-5 si se repeta operatia din 4 in 4 ore (ziua) nu este nevoie sa va sculati peste noapte (doar in cazul in care va trezeste tusea). Nu are nici un fel de gust rau, este dulce ca un sirop, deci nu va fie teama, sau sila.

Beneficial Uses:The Black Radish is said to have a pronounced effect on the liver, activating and regenerating liver cells. It acts as a "cholagogue," or substance that stimulates the production of bile from the liver to the intestines, serving as a liver tonic and helping to purify it. This action also helps to cleanse and purify the blood and reduce gravel in the gallbladder.
As a diuretic, Black Radish encourages the production of urine, and, as such, it promotes the elimination of toxins, stones and gravel in the increased urine flow.
Because Black Radish increases bile production, this also plays an important role in the digestive process and facilitates the elimination of stagnating food and toxic wastes from the body. It is also said to have an antibacterial effect that helps to eliminate pathogens within the digestive tract and has been used to reduce indigestion, abdominal bloating, flatulence and acid regurgitation.
Black Radish is highly nutritious with many vitamins and minerals, helps in cases of vitamin deficiencies, and it is particularly rich in vitamin C, which has been effective against scurvy. Black Radish is especially valuable in the winter months, combating infection and free radicals. It is also considered an antiviral that helps to fight influenza.
The raphanin content in Black Radish helps keep the levels of thyroid hormones in balance and is believed to help in cases of hypothyroidism and Graves' disease. All cruciferous vegetables gently and naturally suppress thyroid hormone production, but Radishes do it best, and in Russia,
Black Radish has long been used in the treatment of thyroid problems and imbalances.
Black Radish is a source of high fiber that has a mild laxative and tonic effect on the intestines, and is helpful in cases of constipation.
Black Radish has been used to maintain good respiratory health and is believed to ease bronchitis, colds and flu, sore throat and coughs.