Daikon Raddish Health Benefits

White raddish is named as daikon in Japanese; it is also named as Chinese or oriental raddish. Both the leaves and roots are edible and contains a lot of nutrients. It can be used in main recipes as well as salads. This vegetable belongs to the Brassica family. In the culture of Chinese, along with cabbage is considered as sustenance and healthful food.

Origin and cultivation:

Centuries ago this vegetable was originated from china in its mainland, and in the present it is a crop which is cultivated widely throughout the globe.


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Radishes come in various forms, color, size and crop duration. They are broadly divided into four types mainly depending on the season of the crop.


The pungent, sharp flavor of radish is from “isothiocyanate” compound consisted in them. The greens in the top are also consumed in some parts of the globe.


  • Daikon raddish has rich sulphurcontent; it induces more digestive enzymes which helps the digestive gland to break up oil, proteins and promotes digestion faster.
  • Daikon Raddish is rich source of Vitamin C which provides a strong immune support, which prevents common cold, fever, nausea, and diarrhea. It also acts as antiviral, which keeps away from viral infection. It contains surplus antioxidant, which helps in new cells formation, re growth of cells broken/repaired cells due to stress factors.
  • Daikon Raddish is a good treat for skin. Itcontains fatty acid which acts from surface to deep into the skin. Recent study proved, when raw juice is applied to the skin, it cures various skin problems like acne, pimples, ichthyosis etc.
  • Daikon Raddish actsas a pharmaceutical drug that is used to relieve nasal congestion in the upper respiratory tract. It helps in keeping a healthy respiratory system.
  • It acts as a diuretic, which helps in eliminatingthe excess water content in our body by urination. It helps the kidney in functioning properly. It dilutes the water content, eliminatestoxin, purifies the blood also prevents stone formation in kidney.
  • Daikon Raddish acts as a good medicine for migraine relief. It lowers the blood pressure in blood vessels and also helps in clear circulation of blood. Daily consumption of Daikon Raddish, prevents as well as treats migraine problem.
  • Daikon Raddish is rich in Calcium. It promotes healthy bone and teeth. It also prevents osteopathy and soon recover from bone diseases such as fracture, Craniosynostosisetc
  • Daikon Raddish contains low cholersterol and it acts as a fat burner. It breaks high fatty components into smaller molecules which helps in faster digestion and low risk of heart disease. It increases the easy flow of blood circulation in veins and arteries.
  • Daikon Raddish is rich in antioxidant, it prevents from cancer. It helps in repairing cell damage and fights against cancer.
  • Daikon Raddish is rich in minerals, protein and calcium. A glass of raw juice everyday helps to build a healthy body, strong immune booster, good respiratory system and flawless blood circulation.

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