Nasturtium officinale – Famine Foods

Nasturtium officinale

Uses

Peru (Vilcanota Valley): leaves and stems eaten raw. Iodine content acts to combat goitre.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
R. Br.
Vernaculars:
Quechua: Ok 'oruro. English: Water Cress

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