How can horseradish be used for culinary purposes? In culinary, both “tops” and “roots” are used ... Horseradish leaves are used in canning. To make vegetables elastic, they add leaves to cups of cucumbers, cabbage, and tomatoes. If salting does not involve clogging of cans, then horseradish is used to ensure that the products do not moldy, and the brine does not become cloudy, that is, the shelf life is increased.
Very tasty horseradish seasoning with tomatoes. For cooking, take 0.5 kg of ripe tomatoes, 50 grams of grated horseradish and the same amount of grated beets, 60 ml of three-percent vinegar, half a teaspoon of granulated sugar, half a glass of water, salt, ground pepper to taste. All ingredients must be mixed and stored in a refrigerator in a tightly closed container. You can use this seasoning to fish, meat and aspic dishes.
Tasty horseradish and in combination with tomatoes and garlic. To prepare this seasoning, you need to take 50 g of garlic, the same horseradish and 5-6 tomatoes. Mix grated horseradish and garlic with tomatoes, chopped in a blender, add salt and pepper to taste. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator. If this seasoning fill halves of boiled eggs, add a small amount of mayonnaise, it turns out very tasty snack.
How to use horseradish for medicinal purposes? I remember that in childhood mother treated me for colds with various compresses. One of them was horseradish compress. First, mum soaked the roots of horseradish in water. Then rubbed horseradish and squeezed juice. Marlechka dipped into this juice, squeezed and placed on his chest, pre-lubricated with vegetable oil to avoid burns. Kept for 10−15 minutes or until the burning sensation. Cough calmed down, and breathing became easier.
Today my grandmother is getting rid from pain with radiculitis using these healing roots. She rubs grated horseradish root, diluted with hot water to the consistency of thick cream. Before going to bed, grandmother applies horseradish to a towel, applies it to her back and is wrapped with cling film. Then lies under the blanket. After half an hour (if there is no very strong burning sensation) the compress should be removed and you should sleep in warmth This compress very quickly relieves pain. By the way, you can apply to the sore spot and whole horseradish leaves.
With painful joints You can try to get rid of the pain with the help of the same horseradish. Take a green apple and horseradish, grate and mix well. Bind compresses to sore joints.
Improve appetite You can, using tincture of horseradish. We must take 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish, add one liter of boiling water and let it brew. After an hour, strain the tincture and drink it before meals of 3 tablespoons. Keep refrigerated.
Despite all the beneficial properties of horseradish, it should not be used by pregnant women and people with inflammatory processes of internal organs in the period of exacerbation.
Of course, this is not all options, how to use horseradish. With it, you can still achieve normalization of blood sugar, whiten the skin, get rid of insomnia and runny nose ... In general, it is very useful in all respects plant.