Young leaves - raw or cooked. A hot cress-like flavour.
There are no material uses listed for Lepidium iberis.
The plant is rubefacient. It is applied externally in the treatment of rheumatism
The seeds are used in the treatment of dropsy.
The seeds of the sub-species L. iberis alba are used in Indian medicine
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Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 3 weeks.
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We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in most soils.
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Lepidium iberis. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Lepidium iberis.
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