Watercress is used for bladder and kidney problems

Watercress is high in iron

Watercress has a low carbohydrate content, more iron than spinach, and a high amount of sulphur. It is also known as True Nasturtium, Indian Cress, or simply Cress.

Watercress contains calcium, chlorine, cobalt, copper, tannin, fluorine, beta-carotene, folic acid, iodine, iron, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, vanadium, protein, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, and zinc.

Watercress is effective for bladder and kidney problems. It relieves indigestion, stops gas formation, and stimulates the metabolism. It is also used to treat gout, scurvy, eczema, anemia and catarrh or the upper respiratory tract. It stimulates the appetite and is an energy booster. It is well-known for the treatment of tuberculosis and is believed to have anti-cancer properties, mainly due to its high anti-oxidant content.