Nasturtium (Indian cress, Tropaeolum majus
) is a herbal plant from the order Brassicales, that meets the German "Commission E" standards of herbal medicines in 1978 (Blumenthal 1998).
Few toxicological studies on Tropaeolum majus
can be found in the literature.
Analise de crescimento de Tropaeolum majus
'jewel' em funcao de espacamentos entre plantas.
Especies invasoras historicas detectadas: Acacia cyanophylla, Ageratina adenophora, Ageratina riparia, Albizia distachya, Anredera cordifolia, Arundo donax, Centranthus ruber, Chasmanthe aethiopica, Cytisus scoparius, Mirabilis jalapa, Pelargonium inquinans, Ricinus communis, Populus alba, Senecio mikanioides, Spartium junceum, Tradescantia fluminensis, Tropaeolum majus
, Ulex europaeus.
There are literally dozens of varieties of edible flowers to be found in the Prairie garden, including those of Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Borage (Borago officinalis), Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis), Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.), Clove Pinks (Dianthus caryophyllus), Hollyhock (Althaea rosea), Japanese Honeysuckle vine (Lonicera japonica), Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia.), Lilac (Syringa vulgaris), Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus
), Pansy (Viola spp.), Rose (Rosa spp.), Tulip (Tulipa spp.) [Note: tulip bulbs are toxic.], and Violet (Viola odorata) among the most common.
If you are looking to hide a shed, compost heap or dustbin area, or you just want to cover a wall or fence with minimum fuss and expense then nasturtiums, Tropaeolum majus
, are cheap, cheerful and reliable.
Clearly, Tropaeolum majus
is an annual (perennial in mild climates) with many virtues.
Reseda odorata, Tropaeolum majus
and Althea rosea (Walter Fitch - PGP) IF OUR hosts were frustrated by our insisting we visit all the charity and antique shops we could find last weekend, then they certainly made up for it by making us trawl around their local garden centre...not just once, but twice - in the same day.
(2012) showed that Tropaeolum majus
has diuretic effect, which was associated to flavonoid isoquercitrin (Gasparotto Junior et al., 2012).
Dentre essas, a Tropaeolum majus
, popularmente conhecida como capuchinha, a qual foi observada atividade antimicrobiana (ZANETTI et al., 2003) e anticoagulante (SANTO, et al., 2007), ZANETTI et al.
Nasturtiums, Tropaeolum majus
, are grown worldwide, both as garden flowers and for culinary uses.
The canary creeper, tropaeolum peregrinum, can be used in the same way, with its bright yellow flowers and its close relative, commonly known as nasturtium, tropaeolum majus
will scramble up anything if given the chance - it will also cascade downwards if your circumstances allow for this.
If you're sowing seeds at the moment, why not throw in some Tropaeolum majus
, which we all know as nasturtiums - they fill up any blank spaces really well and look great in a bright tropical scheme.
What we all choose to colloquially call nasturtium is in fact Tropaeolum majus
, that has produced hundreds of hybrids, so popular in our summer gardens.
INCI name: Water, glycerin, alcohol, lecithin, epilobium angustifolium extract, tropaeolum majus
plant extract, terminalia chebula extract, algae extract, guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, tocopheryl acetate, phenoxyethanole