GARDEN CRESS Overview Information
Garden cress is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People take garden cress for coughs, vitamin C deficiency, constipation, tendency toward infection (poor immune system), and fluid retention.
How does it work?
Animal research suggests that garden cress might help fight some bacteria and viruses, but there isn't enough information to know if it works in humans.
GARDEN CRESS Side Effects & Safety
There isn't enough information to know whether garden cress is safe to use as a medicine. Large amounts might cause irritation of the intestines.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of garden cress during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
GARDEN CRESS Dosing
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.