Mastuerzo (Garden Cress) 20g – Loose Leaf Tea – Herbal Tea ★ General Strenghening Herb

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Add approximately 1-2 tablespoons of herb to 1 liter of mineral water in a stainless steel pan (no non-stick). Bring the water to the boil and let to steep for 5-10 minutes depending on required taste. Repeat and reuse the herb over the next 2 days, up to another 2-4 times. Subsequent brews may get slightly stronger before weaker as all the plants compounds release.

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Used medicinally as a tea of both the leaves and seeds. Found in India Ayurveda, the Middle East, and throughout the Arab world.

Lightweight, almost 90% water, and about 3% protein with the reminder being carbohydrates.

Popular in both salads and sandwiches. Popular with eggs and mayonnaise.

Dosage and Preparation

Bring 700ml filtered water in a stainless steel pan to a boil.

2 tablespoons of Mastuerzo and let steep for 10 minutes. Mastuerzo can be left in the pan and reused 2-3 times over 2 days, with strength increasing as the leaf stems and seeds break down.

Drink the tea and apply the mixture directly to problematic skin conditions and painful areas.


  • Cress (Lepidium sativum)
  • Holan
  • Taratej
  • Garden cress
  • Halim
  • Chandasara, Chandasura
  • Cressan alenois, Passerage cutivee
  • Gartenkresse
  • Allivira
  • Ativerai
  • Asali
  • Adityalu
  • Aadalu
  • Adiyalu
  • Addi
  • Curly cress
  • Ahaliva
  • Haliv
  • Alian
  • Chansur
  • Halim
  • Aselio Kannada
  • Allibija
  • Kapila
  • Lepido
  • Mastuerzo
  • Germanic cresso
  • Kress-Salat
  • Agretto
  • Cressione
  • Garden pepper cress
  • Aseriya
  • Aseliyo
  • Pepperwort
  • Pepper grass
  • Poor man’s pepper
  • Chandrashoor
  • Aaliv
  • Aleev
  • Chand Shura
  • Halim
  • Chandrika
  • Raktabija
  • Halim
  • Halim-shak

Scientifically Studied Medicinal Effects

  • Cancer PMID: 30940420 PMID: 34579396 PMID: 12117773
  • Diabetes PMID: 27525022 PMID: 29237302
  • Antioxidant PMID: 27525022 PMID: 29237302 PMID: 17284750
  • DNA protection PMID: 17284750

Indigenous Historical Uses

  • Gout
  • Gastritis
  • Digestion
  • Lactation
  • Hiccups
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin diseases
  • Asthma
  • Inflammation
  • Muscular pains
  • Bone health
  • Immune system

Medicinal Component

  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Alkaloid
  • Glucotropaeolin
  • Sinapin
  • Sinapic acid
  • Folic acid
  • Calcium

Side effects/Precautions

Cress is known to absorb heavy metals from contaminated soil. Purchase from a reputable supplier.


A popular wild-growing plant used throughout the world is traditional as both a food and medicine.


A somewhat invasive species often found on the roadside. Grows well hydroponically and best in water that is slightly alkaline.


A fast-growing and lanky edible herb related to mustard. An annual plant that can reach 60cm.

Grows well hydroponically and best in water that is slightly alkaline

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 15 × 2.5 × 22 cm



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