Radish (Mula)

Radish (Mula)

Indian name: Mula
Scientific name: Raphanus sativus
Part used: root

Systematic position:
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Raphanus
Species: R. sativus

Medicinal properties & Food value: radishes are great source of vitamin C and are rich in
minerals like sulphur, iron, and iodine. The vitamin C present in radishes is an antioxidant
and anti-inflammatory agent, and has shown to have a positive effect on asthma symptoms
because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Potassium can help to lower the risk of kidney
stones and strokes.

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