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Common nipplewort (Lapsana communis)


Wound healing, metabolism stimulating

Areas of application:

Digestive problems, constipation, inflammation, swollen lymph nodes, wounds

Plant parts used:

Flowers, leaves

Collection time:

May to October

To find:

In clearcuts, damp forests, in gardens and near fields.


Mucimate, bitter substances, minerals, vitamins


In the kitchen, Common nipplewort is used like a vegetable. It also goes well in every salad, in vegetable soups and dried as a seasoning, even with potato dishes.

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