Garden Cress (Halyon benefits), botanically known as Lepidium sativum is an aromatic and peppery flavored herb enriched in medicinal properties and nutritional value, Garden Cress uses are various purposes.
The annual plant belongs to the Cruciferae family and grows fastly usually in India, United Kingdom, Netherlands, and France. Patients suffering from diseases like asthma, lung infections, constipation, and respiratory disorders as the Halyon benefits are rich in minerals, fibers, potassium, and Vitamin C.
Garden Cress uses are in the preparation of numerous traditional medicines as they rich source of Alpha-linolenic acid, antioxidants, phytosterols, omega 3, and tocopherols which all promote good human health. The proper consumption of this herb prevents cardiovascular diseases while improves the immune system.
Irregular menstruation can be avoided remarkably with this as it contains phytochemicals and estrogen. Halyon is prescribed to patients who are suffering from iron deficiency or anemia by boosting up the hemoglobin level in the body.
The high content of iron and proteins improves libido and prevents excessive hair loss. The anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-diabetic, anti-spasmodic, nephrocurative, diuretic, and galactagogue properties eliminate the risk of numerous ailments while improving the appetite, liver function, fractures, infections, and muscular pains. The garden cress or Halyon herb also contains a high quantity of nutritive, linoleic fatty acids, beta carotene and arachidic, tocopherol.
- Reduce the risk of Asthma
- Goof for weight loss
- Reduce constipation
- Boost up immunity
- Prevents anemia
- Regulates Menstrual cycle
- Improves memory
- Good source of proteins and antioxidants
- Minimize hair loss