Radish – annual or biennial plants from the genus Radish of the Cabbage family. Radish is an edible plant and is grown as a vegetable in many countries of the world. Its name comes from the Latin word – root. Radish contains potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, vitamins PP, C. Contains radish and thiamine, riboflavin and nicotinic acid. Mustard oils give the radish a peculiar taste. Radish salads have moderate choleretic, anti-edematous properties, stimulate appetite, promote better peristalsis and emptying the intestines. The juice obtained from radishes improves digestion and metabolism. It is especially useful for those who suffer from gout, obesity, diabetes.