Wild Radish

What other names is Wild Radish known by?

Joint-Podded Charlock, Moutarde, Moutarde des Champs, Rabaniza, Rábano Silvestre, Rabizón, Radis Ravenelle, Radis Rouge, Radis Sauvage, Raifort Sauvage, Raphanus raphanistrum, Rave Sauvage, Ravenelle, Ravenelle Sauvage.

What is Wild Radish?

Wild radish is an herb. The whole plant, before it flowers, is used to make medicine.

People take wild radish for skin conditions and stomach disorders.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Skin conditions.
  • Stomach disorders.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wild radish for these uses.

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How does Wild Radish work?

There isn't enough information available to know how wild radish might work.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information available to know if wild radish is safe. Large amounts can irritate the mouth and the intestines.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of wild radish during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Wild Radish.

The appropriate dose of wild radish depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for wild radish. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011