Barbara herb not only makes a decorative addition to a bouquet of wild and meadow flowers, the herb used to be valued and eaten as a health-giving plant because of its ingredients and especially because of its high content of vitamin C and many bitter substances.

Taste. The taste is most comparable with cress, the leaves are spicy, slightly peppery hot. The reason for the pungency of the barbara herb is the mustard oils it contains.

Effect. Because of the high vitamin C content, barbara herb is considered an effective vitamin donor. The other ingredients also support blood purification. Furthermore, the bitter substances contained promote appetite as well as metabolic and digestive processes in the stomach and intestines. In addition, barbara herb has a wound-healing effect, used in the form of infusions, extracts or tinctures.