Watercress is a plant belonging to the cruciferous family, which is the cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes and turnips and Brussels sprouts.It is rich in vitamin C, A, B and E. It also contains minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, arsenic, sulfur and zinc. This high content of vitamins and minerals makes it an herb tonic, cleansing, diuretic and stimulant as well as being an excellent tonic. It is one of the top 4 Alkalne leafy greens out there (kale, chard, collards, watercress). Some people may be sensitive to its essence sulfur, which can cause irritation of the urinary tract, bladder with momentary pain. In this case it is advisable to eat them cooked, though well lose many of their properties.
recommended for diabetes and liver problems.Another of its qualities is that it exerts a beneficial effect on the respiratory mucosa, with its sulfur oils, so it is indicated in cases of coughs, bronchitis and catarrh.Its external use is also advisable. For example, is considered an ideal remedy to combat hair loss. This should liquefy a pound and then apply directly to the scalp massage. Let it dry and then wash your hair normally. It is convenient to use it twice a week. It also helps heal ulcers and wounds. If you have sensitive gums will work well chew the leaves.Finally, it is recommended to eat raw watercress
and fresh. Usually eaten in salads, even for therapeutic use is desirable to make juice.