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Alisma orientalis

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the rhizome of which is used to treat bloating, fluid retention, urinary tract dysfunction and kidney stones.
 
Toxicity
Gastroenteritis.

Science supporting efficacy
Alisma orientalis methanolic extract may have hepatoprotective effects on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in rats.

a·lis·ma

(ă-liz'mă)
(Alisma plantago-aqua-tica) A water-loving plant used in traditional Chinese medicine for many purposes; purported value in treating dermatologic disorders.
Synonym(s): mad-dog weed, marsh drain, water plantain.
[L., G.]
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Three aquatic plants of Phragmites australis Bulrush (Scirpus), Typha latifolia and Alisma plantgo were selected because of their availability and accessibility in the study area.
31) In una piccola depressione laterale prosciugata con substrato ciottoloso- sabbioso abbiamo rilevato una cenosi dominata da Helosciadium nodiflorum a cui si associano altre igrofite della classe Phragmito-Magnocaricetea, come Veronica beccabunga, Alisma plantago-aquatica, Nasturtium officinale, e specie della Bidentetea, come Persicaria lapathifolia, Xanthium orientale subsp.
Actites megalocarpa * Adenochilus nortonii * Alisma plantago-aquatica * * Alocasia brisbanensis * Alpinia caerulea * Arthrochilus spp.
Si cada una de dos cosas tiene, asi, por si alisma, cierta propiedad, entonces es tina consecuencia logica que se asemejaran entre si en este sentido.
Swampy land, on the other hand, would be filled with plants which can grow in oxygen-starved soil because of special air-containing tissue: Equisetum (horsetail or scouring rush), rushes (Juncus), Scirpus, Alisma, Sagittaria and Sparganium.
Renaissance remedies: Antiplasmodial protostane triterpenoids from Alisma plantago-aquatica L.
x AGROSTIS GIG ANTE A Roth x Alisma subcordatum Raf.
subglomeratus 2, Lythrum salicaria, Schoenoplectus lacustris, Mentha suaveolens, Briza minor, Briza maxima y Scrophularia canina + en 2; Ranunculus repens 1, Arisarum simorrhinum 2 en 3; Prunus avium +, Alisma plantago-aquatica 1 en 4; Agrimonia eupatoria + en 5; Bryonia dioica 2, Vicia sativa, Nothoscordum inodorum y Cyperus longus subsp.
Effects of methanol extract of alisma orientale rhizome and its major component, alisol B 23-acetate, on hepatic drug metabolizing enzymes in rats treated with bromobenzene.