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Black Radish


Black Radish has traditionally been used in Mexican and Chinese medicine and cuisine to support liver and gallbladder health.* Bitter and pungent in taste, these radishes continue to be used by modern herbalists to support the body’s natural cleansing processes.*


In studies, Black Radish has been shown to support healthy blood lipid levels, and it also has been shown to promote the overall health of the gallbladder.*

The liver normally has many roles within the body, including natural detoxification and cleansing. Black Radish supports liver detoxification enzymes and the release of bile, which naturally helps transport toxins out of the body.*

Uses of Black Radish


    This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

    Active Constituents

    Glucosinolates, antioxidants

    Parts Used

    • Root

    Important precautions

    Additional Resources

    Castro-Torres, Ibrahim Guillermo, et al. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012
    Hanlon, Paul R., et al. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2007

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