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Raphanus Sativus Extract

Raddish Extract
Botanical Name : Raphanus Sativus Extract
Common Name : Raddish Extract

Assay : 0.5% - 0.8% Alkaloids (Gravimetry)
Applications : GIT Protective Agent. Kidney Care Agent

Product Usage : Urinary Problem, Gastric Discomfort, Laxative

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    Description :

    The radish or commonly known as Mooli or Mulla in India (Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus) is an edible root vegetable of the family Brassicaceae that was domesticated in Asia prior to Roman times. Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable with bite. There are numerous varieties, varying in size, flavor, color, and length of time they take to mature. Being easy to grow and quick to harvest, radishes are often planted by novice gardeners. The seeds of radishes can be pressed to extract radish seed oil. Wild radish seeds contain up to 48% oil, and while not suitable for human consumption, this oil is a potential source of biofuel. The Radish roots helps to stimulate the appetite and digestion, having a tonic and laxative effect upon the intestines and indirectly stimulating the flow of bile. Consuming radish generally results in improved digestion, but some people are sensitive to its acridity and robust action. The radish extract is supposed to be used in the treatment of intestinal parasites. The leaves, seeds and old roots are used in the treatment of asthma and other chest complaints. The juice of the fresh leaves is diuretic and laxative. The seed is carminative, diuretic, expectorant, laxative and stomachic. Radish extract is taken internally in the treatment of indigestion, abdominal bloating, wind, acid regurgitation, diarrhoea and bronchitis. Sometimes radish roots is crushed and used as a poultice for burns, bruises and smelly feet. Radishes are also an excellent food remedy for stone, gravel and scorbutic conditions. Scientifc study says the radish plant extract contains alkaloids (raphanin), which supports as antibacterial and antifungal. Radish extract helps to inhibit the growth of some bacteria’s & also shows anti-tumour activity.