- What other names is American White Water Lily known by?
- What is American White Water Lily?
- How does American White Water Lily work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for American White Water Lily.
American white water lily is a plant. The bulb and root are used to make medicine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Chronic diarrhea.
- Vaginal conditions, when applied directly.
- Diseases of the throat and mouth, when applied directly.
- Burns and boils, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
American white water lily contains chemicals called tannins that probably help treat diarrhea by reducing swelling (inflammation). The tannins might also help kill some germs.
There isn't enough information to know if American white water lily is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking American white water lily if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of American white water lily depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for American white water lily. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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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