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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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.