Nasturtium Plant
11 Feb 2023. Mapro Foods
Nasturtium Plant


Nasturtium is a flowering plant native to South and Central America, known for its edible flowers and leaves. It belongs to the Tropaeolaceae family and can be grown as an annual or perennial, depending on the climate. The plant is easy to grow, low maintenance, and can be used for ornamental, medicinal, and culinary purposes. Nasturtiums prefer well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade, and can be propagated from seeds or cuttings.


Culinary: Nasturtium flowers and leaves are edible and have a peppery flavor, which makes them a popular addition to salads, sandwiches, and other dishes. Medicinal: Nasturtium has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties and is used in herbal medicine to treat respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, and skin conditions. Ornamental: Nasturtium is a popular garden plant because of its bright, colorful flowers, which come in shades of orange, red, and yellow. Companion planting: Nasturtiums can help repel pests and attract beneficial insects to the garden, making them a popular choice for companion planting with vegetables. Dyeing: The flowers of the plant can be used to make a natural yellow dye.

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