Overview

The Asian water plantain is a plant. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine.

People use Asian water plantain for conditions such as bladder and urinary tract diseases, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Be careful not to confuse Asian water plantain with other plantain species such as buckhorn plantain.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough information to know how Asian water plantain works. It might work by increasing urine flow.

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