The Romans believed eating watercress helped them to make bold decisions.
The Romans believed eating watercress would help clear their minds and enable them to make bold decisions. They called cress "Nasturtium" which means "Twisted nose". They also believed watercress could prevent baldness. The Romans liked the tangy taste and revered it for its medicinal qualities.
Lewis and Clark discovered watercress on their great expedition where it grew wild along the road side. They called it "bittercress", and "rockcress".
The rich history of watercress is fascinating and a testament to its enduring quality.