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nasturtium

Herbal medicine
(1) Tropaeolum majus (Indian cress), a flowering plant that contains glucotrapeoline, which hydrolyses to form sulphur-based antibiotics; it is antimicrobial, haematopoietic and purgative, and has been used for respiratory and urinary tract infections. 
(2) Watercress, see there; Nasturtium officinale.
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Nick said: "Nasturtiums have an amazing peppery kick and a fairly neutral taste profile, so they can be pretty versatile."
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(2) Sou chef Deb Farber and Peppers co-owner Susan Lawrence gather nasturtiums and other blossoms.
UNLIKE clematis, honeysuckle and other perennial climbers, annual climbers like nasturtium complete their life cycle in a single year.
The most common and safest are nasturtium, pansy, violet, calendula, chives and sage.
If winter isn't too cold, you'll have nasturtiums again.
Nasturtiums are the most readily recognized edible flower, having made their debut on salads in restaurants across the country.
Plants good for tall garden structures are Scarlet Runner beans, morning glories, moonflowers, hyacinth bean, and trailing nasturtiums. There is a children's book, moonflower, written by the Wild Gardener, Peter Loewer, an Asheville native, that you must read if you plant moonflowers.
As for the bad bugs, we use nasturtiums as a "decoy" plant to keep them busy, and plant dill, fennel and coriander to attract aphid-eating lacewings.
The long rows of zinnias, portulacas, bee-balm, petunias, and nasturtiums pattern a gay flag at the foot of the terrace, and in the back garden the vines hang heavy with tomatoes, and the bold yellow of squash already ripe speckles the shadows under the great dark leaves.