Radish is often used as a salad, and how can we forget the yummy 'muli k parathe' and do you ever think that Radish carries many health benefits in it. It contains many medicinal properties in it. Today we are going to tell you some of the benefits of radish. Have a look.
-Eating Radish is good for skin. If your skin has itching problem then apply radish paste to that itchy area and get relax, wash it with water after half an hour. By doing so this it will get relief from the itching.
-There are ample of Folic Acid, Vitamin C and Anthokinin in radish, which helps you to protect cancer. Not only this but its consumption is protected from oral, stomach, intestine and kidney cancer.
Plenty of glucosemic indices are also found in radish.
The radish is an edible root vegetable of the Brassicaceae family that was domesticated in Europe in pre-Roman times. Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, is mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable. They have numerous varieties, varying in size, flavor, color, and length of time they take to mature. Radishes owe their sharp flavor to the various chemical compounds produced by the plants, including glucosinolate, myrosinase, and isothiocyanate.
They are sometimes grown as companion plants and suffer from few pests and diseases. They germinate quickly and grow rapidly, smaller varieties being ready for consumption within a month, while larger daikon varieties take several months. Another use of radish is as cover or catch crop in winter or as a forage crop. Some radishes are grown for their seeds; daikon, for instance, may be grown for oil production.