1. They come in colours like red, white and black
  2. Then can be as long as 3 feet!
  3. The leafy tops of radishes can be added to salads for a peppery zest
  4. Radishes were cultivated in Egypt during the rule of the Pharaoh’s (2780 B.C.E.)
  5. Are an excellent source of Vitamin C. The leaves contain almost 6 times more vitamin C than the root.
  6. Cooking radishes destroys the vitamin C content.
  7. Radishes help increase the flow of bile, helping to maintain a healthy gallbladder and liver and improving digestion.
  8. In India, radish seeds are used for cosmetic purposes. An emulsion of radish seeds, applied to the face, is said to remove blackheads and freckles.
  9. Since radishes are a member of the cruciferous family, they are cancer-protective like broccoli, cabbage, kale and Brussels sprouts.
  10. Radish roots and greens can be used to treat stomach discomfort.