Shepherd's purse is used for heart and circulatory problems including mild heart failure, low blood pressure, and nervous heart complaints. It is also used for headache, vomiting blood, blood in the urine, diarrhea, and bladder infections.
A unique alternative to lettuce and/or greens for salad or stir-fry. Shepard’s Purse is related to mustard, with a milder taste and of course the attractive and adorable heart-shape seed pods.
Easy to grow and also fun to use in crafts and wreathe making.