Supplement: Water Plantain

Supplement: Water Plantain

Supplement: Water Plantain

water plantain

water plantain

Water Plantain

Other Names:

Alisma, Alisma Plantain d’Eau, Alismatis Plantago, Alisma plantago-aquatica, Alisma plantago-aquatica subsp. orientale, Alisma orientale, Alisma plantago-aquatica var. orientale, Alismatis Plantago, American Water Plantain, Asian Water Plantain, Llanten de Agua, Mad-Dog Weed, Plantain, Plantain d’Eau, Rhizoma Alismatis, Ze Xie.

Water plantain is a plant. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse water plantain with other plantain species such as buckhorn plantain.

Despite safety concerns, water plantain is used for bladder and urinary tract diseases.

There isn’t enough information to know how water plantain works.

Insufficient Evidence for:

Bladder and urinary tract diseases.
Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of water plantain for these uses.
Water plantain may be UNSAFE and toxic. The fresh rootstock is thought to be poisonous.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Water plantain may be UNSAFE for anyone, including pregnant and breast-feeding women. Do not use it.

We currently have no information for Plantain (WATER PLANTAIN) Interactions.

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