Wild Radish

Other Name(s):

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.

Overview

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.

How does it work?

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

Uses & Effectiveness

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.

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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Side Effects

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

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.

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Reviewed on 6/14/2021
References

Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.

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