Overview

Garden cress is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People use garden cress for coughs, vitamin C deficiency, constipation, tendency toward infection (poor immune system), and fluid retention, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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.

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