Horseradish has a hot, refreshing taste and adds zip to a meal when used as a condiment. Did you know that horseradish also makes a wonderful hair treatment? Horseradish is a member of the cabbage family. These roots increase blood flow to the skin and this process prevents hair loss. It is best to use fresh horseradish roots. Yoghurt is added for a smoother consistency. Note: You may use freshly grated horseradish root or bottled horseradish root for this recipe.