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Watercress, also called  “Real watercress” or “watercress” belongs to the cruciferous plant family. The herbaceous plant is a swamp and water plant and also grows green in winter. It has round, hollow stems (between 15 and 80cm long) that lie in the water. The roots are drifting at the lower end. The leaves of the watercress are small, grass-green and pinnate. They have mustard oils and bitter substances, which gives them a pungent bitter taste. The whitish flowers are numerous and arranged in grapes. 

The pods contain clearly

visible seeds.


The watercress blooms from the end of May, but then it is no longer suitable for consumption.

The taste of the watercress is reminiscent of the garden cress. Due to its fresh, slightly spicy taste, the watercress is very popular in salads. It is also used in soups, as a garnish for sandwiches, with steaks and with raw spinach (e.g. spinach salad).

Watercress is said to stimulate the appetite, stimulate the metabolism and have a diuretic effect.

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All types of cress are only available fresh in stores.

"Your food should be your remedies , & your remedies should be your food."

Hippocrates (460-370 BC)

Ernährungsberatung Sarah Mörstedt
Praxis für Ganzheitliche ErSarah Mörstedtährungsbertung & Ernährungstherapie Sarah Mörstedt Diätassistentin Gesundheitspädagogin (B.A.) Diätetik Schorndorf
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