Horseradish is blooming. Despite the pungent odor of the roots, the flowers are sweetly scented, though they have a hint of the spiciness that is in the roots. There’s a saying about Horseradish that recommends harvesting the root only in a month that has an “R” in it. While that’s true if you want the most potent root, you can use a bit of them any time of year to clear up sinus congestion. The famous herbalist and author, Dr. Christopher, recommends chewing a piece of the root until the flavor is gone to drain sinus cavities. Horseradish root is also a digestive aid, hence the culinary use of it with fatty meats.
Horseradish Blossoms
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