Garden Cress

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How does Garden Cress work?

Garden cress might help fight some bacteria and viruses, but there isn't enough information to know if it works in humans.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know whether garden cress is safe to use as a medicine. Large amounts might cause irritation of the gut.

Do not use garden cress if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Garden Cress.

The appropriate dose of garden cress depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for garden cress. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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