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DescriptionWatercress is believed to be one of the oldest known leaf vegetable that was consumed by humans. Watercress is very popular in many salads and can be eaten raw or cooked. Native to Europe and Asia, this vegetable is seen to have other uses than just for food as it is said that its juice can work as a lotion to clear blemishes and spots on skin..

Kitchen PharmacyWatercress is believed to be especially beneficial in helping to prevent cancer as it can reduce DNA damage to blood cells which is considered a precursor to cancer. In addition it can help lower blood sugar levels and promote immunity.

Nutrition: 10 Sprigs Contains

Origin: Europe and Asia
  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watercress
  2. http://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/w/watcre09.html
  3. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/63314.php

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