What is it called in different languages?
English: garden cress/ aliv seeds
Hindi: chandrashoor / Chandrasur
Bengali: halim shak
Oriya; hidamba saga
Tamil: alivirai
Telugu: adityalu/adeli
Kannada: alavi beeja



About garden cress: The other common names of garden cress are Berro Hortelano, Mastuerzo, and seeds are called as aliv seeds. It belongs to the cruciferous family. Garden cress has a tangy, peppery taste. It is rich in vitamin K, C, B2, B9 and B6, copper, potassium, iron, and phosphorus. Garden cress makes a healthy and tasty addition to salads and sandwiches. Both leaves and seeds of garden cress are eatable

– Cardiovascular benefits
– Good for lactating mothers
– Prevents osteoporosis
– Fights inflammation
– Protects the nervous system
– Avoids birth defects
– Treats anemia
– Treats hair loss as it is rich in iron and protein.
– Prevents the risk of cancers

– Garden cress has its use in the treatment of inflammation, skin infections, acne problems
– You can make sweet using seeds of garden cress –
– Can make drink (enhances bone health)-
– You can make paratha –
– One can use it in treatment of anemia –
– You can use garden cress leaves in sandwich-