Alisma orientalis

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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.
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Germinacao de sementes de populacoes de orelha-de-mula (Alisma plantago-aquatica) resistentes e susceptiveis ao bensulfurao-metilo.
Companeras: Lotus pedunculatus, Cyperus esculentus y Epilobium tetragonum 1, Lythrum junceum, Amaranthus blitum, Chenopodium album, Conyza canadensis y Mentha suaveolens + en 1; Galium palustre + y Veronica beccabunga r en 2; Alisma plantago-aquatica, Crocosmia xcrocosmiflora y Crypsis alopecuroides r, Leersia oryzoides y Cyperus michelianus +, Lindernia dubia y Lysimachia vulgaris 1 en 3; Antinoria agrostidea +, Juncus bulbosus y Polygonum rurivagum 1 en 4; Echium plantagineum 1 y Paspalum dilatatum + en 5; Carex elata subsp.