Lepidium sativum Linn.

Arabic Name : Hurf, Tufaa, Thuffaa, Habb al-rashaad
Bengali Name : Chand Shura, Halim
Chinese Name : Jia du xing cai, Ting li zi
English Name : Common Cress, Watercress, Garden Cress
French Name : Cresson alénois, Passerage cultivée
German Name : Gartenkresse
Gujarati Name : Aseriya, Aseliyo
Hindi Name : Chansur, Halim, Haloon, Chandrasur
Kannada Name : Allibija, Haliv
Kashmiri Name : Halyun
Latin name : Lepidium sativum Linn.
Marathi Name : Ahaliva, Haliv
Persian Name : Tukhme Aspandan, Tukhme Teratezak
Punjabi Name : Holon, Taratej
Sanskrit Name : Chandrashur, Chandrika
Urdu Name : Halim, Halyun

Description : The seeds are alterative, aperient, aphrodisiac, bitter, carminative, demulcent, diuretic, emmenagogue, galactagogue, stimulant and tonic. The seeds contain vitamins C and B.

Seeds are useful in hiccups, indigestion, dysentery, diarrhoea, restorative in general debility and skin diseases caused due to impurity of blood. Also useful in seminal debility, erectile dysfunction, leucorrhoea and in cases of lumbago or any pains about the loins through rheumatism. It increases immunity in the body.

Recommended Dosage : 3 to 6 g powder of dried seeds.

Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.

Hurf Tufaa Thuffaa Habb al rashaad Halim Common Cress Watercress Garden Cress Cresson Passerage cultivée Gartenkresse Aseriya Aseliyo Chansur Haloon Chandrasur Allibija Haliv Halyun Lepidium sativum Linn