Horseradish is a root vegetable recognized for its pungent taste and odor. It has been used worldwide for thousands of years, typically for condiments and medicinal purposes. This root contains many compounds that may provide health gains, including antibacterial and anticancer effects.

The root is inherently rich in antioxidants, which can assist protect your body from cellular damage by binding themselves to free radicals. Early studies also suggest that horseradish may control the growth of colon, lung, and possible stomach cancer cells.

Horseradish is also great with

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Bloody Mary

A Bloody Mary is a cocktail containing vodka, tomato juice, and other spices and flavorings including Worcestershire sauce, hot sauces, garlic, herbs, horseradish, celery, olives, salt, black pepper, lemon juice, lime juice and celery salt. Its origins aren’t exactly clear, but the likely backstory points to the mid-1930s and Fernand “Pete” Petiot, a bartender at King Cole Bar at the St. Regis hotel in New York City.

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Bloody Margaret

Bloody Margaret is a version of the cocktail Bloody Mary, made with gin instead of vodka. In the United States is also known as Red Snapper.