The pungent flavour of paracress is due to an unsaturated alkamid, spilanthol, which reaches its highest concentration (1%) in the flowers.
Medicinal: Traditional medicine used this plant for a wide range of uses. Modern scientific studies support the health benefits of paracress. (From Philippine Alternative Medicine)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Plant Uses are for informational purposes only. EEB Greenhouses assume no responsibility for adverse effects from the use of any plants referred to on this site. Always seek advice from a professional before using any plant medicinally.
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