Nasturtium | Incredible Edible Todmorden | Herbs

Nasturtium

nasturtiumTropaeolum majus

Originating from Peru and brought back by Jesuit missionaries, nasturtium is an anti-microbial, helpful against respiratory and urinary infections. As a (rare) oil it is also used in cases of acne and skin problems.



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