Watercress: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Why watercress? Watercress is a common creeping herb found growing in streams and ponds or damp areas. It is widely used in leaf salads and to add spice to sandwiches and soups.
Quality Assured: Our watercress is responsibly sourced from Croatia. This herb is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth. It is grown without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Our experts here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally evaluate every herb through taste, touch, and smell to assure that you are receiving the best botanicals suitable for use.
How to Use
Benefits: Watercress has an affinity with the digestive and respiratory systems and has been used traditionally for a variety of purposes.
Cautions and Contraindications: Watercress is contraindicated for use while pregnant, lactating, and with gastric or duodenal ulcers, inflammatory kidney disorders, or for children younger than four years old.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
2 oz. fresh watercress
1 oz. dandelion root and leaves
1 oz. nettle leaves
1/2 oz. fennel seeds
1/2 oz. elder flowers
Pour 2 pints of boiling water over the herbs and steep for 30 minutes. Drink 2 cups a day for 3 weeks.