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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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Afterwards, Bulrush (Scirpus), Alisma plantgo and Typha latifolia were 17.
8, followed by Bulrush (Scirpus), Typha latifolia and Alisma plantgo were with 28.
Choreito (compatible as Zhu Ling Tang in TCM) consists of Polyporus umbellatus sclerotium, Wolfiporia extensa sclerotium, Alisma orien tale rhizome, Talc and Gelatin.
RA is the underground part of a hardy aquatic plant, Alisma plantago orientale (Sam) Juzep.
Effects of sesquiterpenes and triterpenes from the rhizome of Alisma orientale on nitric oxide production in lipopolysaccharide-activated macrophages: absolute stereostructures of alismaketones-b 23-acetate and -c 23-acetate.
Southern Pond lies near the southern end of Farmer's Field, and several wet-site species are found on its edges, including Asclepias incarnata, Alisma subcordatum, Bidens frondosa, Epilobium coloratum, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Hypericum mutilum, Mentha arvensis, Phyla lanceolata, Polygonum hydropiperoides, Polygonum pensylvanicum, Sium suave, Verbena hastata, and Cinna arundinacea.
Herbaceous plants include Alisma sub cordatum, Bidens cernua, B.
SC/NM 1 N T R Sp ALISMATACEAE Alisma triviale Pursh NM 4 N P W Su Echinodorus rostratus (Nutt.