Plants and Health

Radish: benefits and virtues


Theradish East flow in calories, refreshing, source of vitamins B and C and offers many health benefits and virtues.

It is a small annual plant native to Europe and South Asia that belongs to the Brassicaceae family.

  • To read: how to grow radish well
  • To discover : radish recipes

Pink radish and its health benefits

  • Rich in vitamins C and B9, in fibers, inpotassium and in magnesium, red radishes contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system and the nervous system. They help reduce tired, protect cells against oxidative stress and contribute to the prevention of certain cancers.
  • The sulfur compounds of radish, which give them that little spicy taste,stimulate appetite.
  • Choose young radishes that are less loaded with sulfur compounds.
  • We recommend red radish to facilitate digestions nits, remedy theaerophagia and to flatulence.
  • Fresh radish slices sootheSun burn and theerythema.

Growing radish for its benefits

To cultivate red radish, awarm and sunny exposure is necessary. They need afresh and rich soil, loose even sandy and well drained.

  • Be careful with slugs and to snails who love radish seedlings.
  • The cabbage flyattacks their roots.

Red radishes behave perfectly well in a 25 cm pot depth.

> Lighten upyour plant otherwise the roots will not grow larger. Radish likes to have well-drained, even sandy soil.

  • To read: how to grow radish well

Red radish in cooking for its benefits

They consumecrus "à la croque-au-sel", with other raw vegetables orgratedand are best when just picked up.

The tops of the radish are full of iron, vitamins and nutrients: enjoy in salad associated with other sheets, in radish top soup or simply bite them.

Nutritional intake

Low in calories (13 kcal / 100 g), radishes are rich invitamin C and inmineral salts (potassium, sulfur and fibers for transit).

  • To discover : all our radish-based recipes

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