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Official name : Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek
Family : Brassicaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(082), H(103), H(113), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) boils, application of crushed stems and leaves of Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum with a little castor oil
H(103) pain of teeth, chewing the leaves
H(082) asthma, juice of cresson + juice of lemon + honey
H(037) bronchitis, H(171) diabetes, H(113) stones to the kidneys, VO juice of cresson in a broth
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : cresson
Reference HV 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E.
Title : A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 119, pp.331–341 (2008)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : Tea of Rorippa nasturitum-aquaticum for H(037) bronchitis, H(037) lung ailments (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Dykman (1908); from Smith (1895) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : bronkorsslaai (Africaans)