Medicinal Plants

Nasturtium officinale
For a cold on the chest with lots of phlegm watercress is boiled with a spoon of lard then put in a bottle with Porter and drunk. Watercress is boiled in milk and drunk to treat cough. For men passing blood in their urine, watercress is boiled in cooking oil or wine and drunk. It is also eaten raw and used in treatment of early stages of tuberculosis.