From our list of ailments, see what Watercress can be used for:

  • Acne
  • Anaemia
  • Anemia
  • Detoxification
  • Diaper Rash
  • Pimples
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Shingles
  • Skin Conditions
  • Tetters
  • Water Retention
  • Wounds

Natural Remedies using Watercress

Contraindicated in uterorrhagia. Doses >2-4 g may cause diarrhea and nephrosis. French permit only external application (AHP). Undiluted tincture may produce burning and local irritation (AEH).

Acne, Anaemia, Anemia, Detoxification, Diaper Rash, Pimples, Psoriasis, Rash, Shingles, Skin Conditions, Tetters, Water Retention, Wounds

The Benefit of using Watercress as a natural cure

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Galanga) – Class 1, but giving it the same common name as Alpinia galanga, greater galangal (AHP). Not covered, at least under the generic name Kaempferia (EFS; KOM; PH2).

Synonyms: I. barbigera Sweet, Pharbitis hederacea (Jacq.) Choisy I fear PH2 may have gone generic without telling us so. I do not find this species in my Chinese book, although many species are cosmopolitan. So many of the PH2 entries may not necessarily apply to this species.

Antioxidants such as vitamins E, C, and others often have been described as “antiaging” nutrients because they quench many of the excess free radicals. Consuming a lot of vegetables and fruits and taking antioxidant supplements strengthen the body’s defenses against free radicals. Antioxidants also have potent anti-inflammatory properties.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Bloodroot) – Class 2b. May cause nausea and vomiting. Powerful emesis may result from doses as low as 1 g (AHP) (0.03 g; i.e., 30 mg) (PHR). “Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2) (but PH2