July 30, 2016

Water Dropwort

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What other names is Water Dropwort known by?

Céleri Aquatique, Céleri d'Eau, Damoe, Filipéndula de Agua, Filipendule Aquatique, Flamingo, Java Dropwort, Oenanthe javanica, Oenanthe stolonifera, Pak Chi Lawm, Persil Aquatique, Rainbow Water Celery, Selom, Seri, Shelum, Sui-Kan, Water Celery, Water Parsley.

What is Water Dropwort?

Water dropwort is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

People take water dropwort for yellowed skin (jaundice) due to liver disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stomach pain, and food poisoning.

As a food, water dropwort is used in salads and as a seasoning.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Liver disease.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Diabetes.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Food poisoning.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of water dropwort for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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