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Watercress Plant

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Nasturtium officinale

  • Very easy to grow.
  • Very good for you and your pond!
  • Tastes delicious!

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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This can be grown in any garden pond or bog garden and a small portion is usually included in our 'murky pond water clearing selection' of plants.

Contrary to popular belief, it is not essential to grow it in running Spring water and is delicious to eat! It can even help to keep your water clear.

Simply plant into the 'mulm' or muddy shallows if planting in a bog garden, put on a shelf of your pond or plant it in a pot!

  • Perennial.
  • Creeping / spreading habit.
  • Maximum height of 6" (15 cm).
  • White flowers.
  • Fast growing.
  • Likes to grow in wet ground or in a pond on a shallow shelf but can also be grown in pots.
  • Culinary Uses
  • One of the oldest leaf vegetables consumed by humans!
  • Has a peppery flavour but will become bitter once it flowers.
  • Best eaten raw as it looses a great deal of health benefits when cooked.
  • Great in sandwiches and salads.
  • Makes an excellent soup (which is quick and easy!)
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Rich in iron, sulphur, calcium, iodine, folic acid, vitamin A, B17 and C.
  • It is thought to help defend Lung Cancer.
  • Can help to prevent breast cancer.
  • Can be used as a diuretic.
  • Is good for digestion.
  • Apparently very good for you if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Thought to clean the blood.
  • Can give you an energy boast if you are feeling lethargic.
  • Can help break down deposits in the body so good if you suffer from Gout or Kidney stones.
  • Can be used to help acne and skin irritants
  • Can help improve anaemia.

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As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.Do not take for prolonged periods of time. Not recommended if you suffer from kidney inflammation or gastrointestinal ulcers.

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