Radish, or daikon as it’s also known in some parts of the world, is a healthy vegetable that has a high nutritional value. All of the parts of the plant are beneficial – the leaves contain vitamin C, protein and calcium and can relieve skin disorders as well as cancer.
Radish is a plant rich in vitamin C, anthocyanins and folic acid which can fight cancer. It is considered highly effective against oral, colon, intestinal, stomach and kidney cancer. Thanks to the rich iron, vitamin C and vitamin B content, the plant can help you treat numerous skin conditions.
A raw radish puree can be used as a refreshing facial mask. People who are on a diet can benefit from radish as well, since the plant contains almost no fat or calories. It is rich in fiber which is important for your digestion, and also contains water. Drinking radish juice regularly can soothe your digestive system and clean your body of toxins. Here’s how to prepare a delicious radish syrup:
125 gr. of piquant radish
2-cm. piece of ginger root
2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder
3 tablespoons of organic honey
First, mix the radish and ginger in a blender, then add lemon juice and blend for a few minutes. Next, add the honey and cinnamon and mix everything again. Pour the syrup in a glass bottle and drink it whenever you want.