The root of Horseradish plant, Armoracia rusticana, is a traditional culinary spice used with meat and fish. Leaves can be used in salads. Rich in Vitamin C and minerals. An antioxidant. Approved by German Commission E as a remedy for bronchitis, coughs and urinary tract infections. Soothes mucous membranes. A folk aphrodisiac in Europe. The dried leaves produce a yellow dye. Horseradish plant is a native of eastern Europe and prefers a rich, loose, moist soils in a open, part-shaded position. Produces clusters of tiny white flowers in the spring and summer. Drought and frost resistant. Herbaceous perennial plant growing to 0.6m.