Bittercress Herb

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Bittercress Herb,

 Cardamine hirsuta,

Making Bittercress Organic Tea, Garnish and organic spice are the most common uses for this amazing herb. Harvested in the Spring of 2024 on the Tame the Spirit Farm here in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

"Tame the Spirit" Dried Herbs are always organic, Wild Harvested or Farm Grown using NON GMO seed and no pesticides. Always unprocessed with no additives or preservatives. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy!

Our Wild Herbs are packaged in a sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! Have questions? Just ask! I love helping and sharing our experience with herbs! We take pride in filling your order as well as our relationship with you.
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Despite it's name, wild bittercress is only mildly bitter and has a pleasant spicy taste when added to foods. Bittercress is an often overlooked wild herb, but the herby flavor can add some tasteful spice to any type of food.

Bittercress, Hairy Bittercress and Wintercress are all common "cresses", growing in poor to rich soils up to 30cm high. They spread very easily be seed. There are two main species of Bittercress found in gardens, the hairy bittercress C. hirsuta, and wavy bittercress C. flexuosa. Bittercress may flower all year round during mild winters. The leaves, stalks and flowers can be eaten, raw or cooked. They can be used as a hot tea to obtain the nutrients or use as a garnish or spice in soups, salads, marinades and more! 

Occult, witchcraft and Magick folklore uses - Associated with masculinity and healing magick . Used in various herbal magic spells. A commonly used organic herb for rituals, ceremonies and magick spells among alternative religious practices.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with organic herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.