Herb latin name: Cardamine impatiens


Family: Cruciferae



Medicinal use of Cardamine impatiens:

The plants is antirheumatic, diuretic and stimulant.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual/Biennial


Height:
60 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
May to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Very local in shady woods, especially ash, and on moist limestone rocks and cliffs, especially in the west.

Edible parts of Cardamine impatiens:

Leaves and young shoots - raw or cooked. Used as a vegetable.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ.

Cultivation of Cardamine impatiens:

Very local in shady woods, especially ash, and on moist limestone rocks and cliffs, especially in the west.

Known hazards of Cardamine impatiens:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.