Radish sprouts due to high amounts of vitamin C, (including it 2 times more than the radish root), increase the body's resistance to disease. It's a great cure for the common cold they also have an expectorant acting. High sulfur content in radish sprouts has a beneficial effect on the skin, hair and nails. Radish sprouts have a spicy, peppery, crisp taste almost identical to the root radishes. They are added to salads, sandwiches, cottage cheese, eggs and shredded into soups.