Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nasturtium
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The watercress alliance brings you information on watercress history and farming
such as the watercress line, the watercress festival and the watercress book.
Watercress's history is a long one, with evidence of its use dating back 3
millennia to the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. It also makes an appearance in
Jun 2, 2013 ... 'British weather is perfect for watercress' the words of Steve … my host at the ...
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Watercress was one of the first plants man has cultivated and consumed. It is an
ancient plant whose origin can be traced back to the Romans and Greeks.
History of Watercress as a Healing Food. Western medicine can be traced back
to the Hippocrates, a Greek physician who lived in the 4th century BC.
Aug 20, 2008 ... Nasturtium microphyllum, a watercress ... The two species of watercress belong
to the flowering plant family .... Watercress; Brassicaceae.
Watercress has been grown in the UK for centuries and specifically on our farms
since the 1850's. These are some historical photographs from our extensive ...
What is my history? Watercress, an indigenous plant known for its food value
since Roman times, was a crop introduced to commercial cultivation in England
Sep 8, 2014 ... by Helen King and Jo Brown. Taking the name of Hippocrates in vain… It
happens all the time. When you work on any historical topic it ...