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Scientific name of Peppergrass: Lepidium sativum
Name of Peppergrass in different languages:-
English: Pepperwort, Garder Cress
Sanskrit: Chandrika, Vasapushpa, Chandra shoora.
Malayalam: Ashaly (ആശാളി)
Useful plant parts: Seeds, Leaf, Root
Plant Description Peppergrass:-
Peppergrass or Garden Cress is a fast-growing annual herb growing at the height of 60 cm tall and, with many branches, it is edible and peppery, tangy flavor and aromatic. Flowers are blue in colour.
In the treatment of asthma, coughs, sprains, leprosy, skin disease, dysentery, diarrhoea, splenomegaly, leucorrhoea, lumbago, scurvy and seminal weakness.
glutamic acid , luecin, linolenic acid and erucic acid.
How to prepare medicines:
The seeds are employed for removing pain, swelling, inflammation etc., it can cure asthma, bronchitis bleeding piles. Aashali is used to treat indigestion and constipation.
Peppergrass is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-