Horseradish may support the fight against bacteria and stop spasms, and is most commonly used during nasal or sinus congestions. Horseradish is a plant and is frequently prepared as a condiment, but the roots are also extracted to used as a natural health supplement.

Horseradish can also be useful to support for urinary tract infections, kidney stones, fluid retention, cough, bronchitis, achy joints (rheumatism), gallbladder disorders, sciatic nerve pain, gout, colic, and intestinal worms in children.

Often horseradish is used as a part of a winter ills and chills remedy to support the symptoms of cold and flu.