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Watercress

Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Brand Name: agriao, berro, berro di agua, brunnenkresse, crescione di fonte, cresson au poulet, cresson de fontaine, cresson deau, Indian cress, mizu garashi, nasilord, Nasturtium officinale, oranda garashi, scurvy grass, selada air, tall nasturtium, wasserkresse, waterkres

Generic Name: Watercress

Drug Class: Pulmonary, Herbals

What Is Watercress and How Does It Work?

Watercress suggested uses include bronchitis, cough, appetite stimulant, and arthritis.

Watercress is only proven effective for bronchitis and cough.

Watercress is available under the following different brandand other names: agriao, berro, berro di agua, brunnenkresse, crescione di fonte, cresson au poulet, cresson de fontaine, cresson deau, Indian cress, mizu garashi, nas ilord, Nasturtium officinale, oranda garashi, scurvy grass, selada air, tall nasturtium, wasserkresse, and waterkres.

Dosages of Watercress:

Suggested Dosing

  • Dried Watercress: 4-6 g/day
  • Fresh Watercress: 20-30 g/day
  • Watercress Juice: 60-150 g/day

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

See “Suggested Dosing”

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/22/2017



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