Menyanthes trifoliata

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Related to Menyanthes trifoliata: Pontederia cordata, Typha angustifolia, Filipendula ulmaria, Potentilla erecta


Herbal medicine
A perennial aquatic herb that contains alkaloids, essential oil, flavonoids, glycosides and saponin; it is a gastric tonic and mildly sedative, and has been used for rheumatic complaints.
Large doses may cause vomiting and diarrhoea.

Menyanthes trifoliata,

n See bogbean.
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Menyanthes trifoliata, Sarracenia purpurea and Vaccinium macrocarpon are often present locally.