AMERICAN WHITE POND LILY Overview Information
American white water lily is a plant. The bulb and root are used to make medicine.
People take American white water lily to treat ongoing (chronic) diarrhea.
American white water 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 water 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
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.
AMERICAN WHITE POND LILY Dosing
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.