In this Article
- What other names is Watercress known by?
- What is Watercress?
- How does Watercress work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Watercress.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Children: Watercress is UNSAFE for use as a medicine in children, especially in those younger than four years old.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Watercress is UNSAFE in medicinal amounts during pregnancy. It might start menstruation and cause a miscarriage. Not enough is known about the use of watercress during breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Stomach or intestinal ulcers: Don't use watercress if you have stomach or intestinal ulcers.
Kidney disease: Don't use watercress if you have kidney disease.
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