Watercress

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Related to Nasturtium officinale: Pontederia cordata, Tropaeolum majus
A perennial aquatic plant that contains glycosides, minerals, vitamins A, C, E, niacin, and volatile oils; it is diuretic, expectorant
Indications Internally, coughs and bronchitis, diabetes, weakness; topically, a poultice for gout, rheumatic disease
Warning Watercress may be a vector for liver flukes, and must be cleaned
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The species included Berberis lycium, Nasturtium officinale, Oxalis stricta, Plantago major, Rumex hastatus, Sisymbrium officinale and Zanthoxylum alatum.
Effects of lead on the activities of antioxidant enzymes in watercress, Nasturtium officinale R.
Vegetated habitats included patches of Nasturtium officinale (watercress), Fontinalis sp.
Diego & Calderon, Raphanus sativus L., Nasturtium officinale R.