In this Article
- What other names is Horseradish known by?
- What is Horseradish?
- How does Horseradish work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Horseradish.
When used on the skin, horseradish is possibly safe when preparations containing 2% mustard oil or less are used, but it can cause skin irritation and allergic reactions.
Horseradish is UNSAFE when used in children less than four years of age or in pregnant or breast-feeding women.
Do not use horseradish if:
- You have a kidney disorder.
- You have low thyroid (hypothyroidism).
- You have a digestive tract problem such as stomach or intestinal ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, infections, or other conditions.
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