Raw horseradish has no odor, but cut into its flesh and you’ll sniff a waft of heat that can open the sinuses even on the worst day of allergy season. No wonder it was used as a medicine long before it was used as a food.
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"Healing Spices" by Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD, with Debora Yost, presents 50 different spices and their disease-fighting benefits.
Cover courtesy Sterling Publishing