AMERICAN WHITE POND LILY Overview Information
American white pond lily is a plant. The bulb and root are used to make medicine.
People take American white pond lily to treat ongoing (chronic) diarrhea.
American white pond lily is sometimes applied directly to the affected area for vaginal conditions, diseases of the throat and mouth, and as a warm compress (poultice) for burns and boils.
How does it work?
American white pond lily contains chemicals called tannins that probably help treat diarrhea by reducing swelling (inflammation). The tannins might also help kill some germs.
- 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 POND LILY Side Effects & Safety
AMERICAN WHITE POND LILY Dosing
The appropriate dose of American white pond 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 pond 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.