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water plantain

water plantain

Water plant with tiny white flowers and pointy oval shaped leaves. Tea used for kidney and urinary problems like kidney stones, lower back pain, lung problems.



(water plantain), a genus of perennial herbs of the family Alismataceae. The long-petioled entire leaves are in a radical rosette. The white bisexual flowers have a double perianth and are in whorled panicled branches. The fruit is a compound nutlet of dry monospermous fruitlets. There are nine or ten species (according to another classification, one or two species with subspecies), distributed in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere and in Australia. The USSR has six species. A. plantago-aquatica grows along bodies of water, grassy marshes, swampy meadows, and ditches. Its rootstock is rich in edible starch. The plant contains a substance that irritates the skin; in fresh form it is poisonous to cattle. Water plantain is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.

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4 Mean cover, % 42 53 12 Species Acorus calamus 4 1 -- Alisma plantago-aquatica 24 15 7 Amblystegium riparium -- 3 -- Batrachium sp.
Plants found typically only at this site include Alisma subcordatum, Asclepias incarnata, Cirsium vulgare, Cyperus bipartitus, Eragrostis frankii, Euthamia graminifolia, Salix eriocephala, Solidago gigantea, and Symphyotrichum novae-angliae.
After studying Alisma, Butomus, Sagittaria, and other Alismatales, Kudraishov (1964) concluded that their single cotyledon was initiated from the apical region of the embryo and that the cotyledon in these taxa was "obliquely terminal.
List of constituent herbs in Saireito (SR) and Boiogito (BO) SR 7 parts Bupleuri Radix (roots of Bupleurum falcatum LINNE) 5 parts Alismatis Rhizoma (rhizomes of Alisma orientate JUZEPCZUK) 5 parts Pinelliae Tuber (rhizomes of Pinellia ternata BREITENBACH) 3 parts Scutellariae Radix (roots of Scutellaria baicalensis GEORGI) 3 parts Atractylodis Lanceae Rhizoma (rhizomes of Atractylodes lancea DE CANDOLLE) 3 parts Zizyphi Fructus (fruits of Zizyphus jujube MILLER var.
In MDR HepG2-DR and K562-DR cells that over-expressed P-glycoprotein (Pgp), the extract of the rhizomes of Alisma orientalis (Sam) Juzep.
cocos Wolf (major constituents are polysaccharides, the extract exerts a direct relaxant action on the isolated rabbit intestine), Atractylodes macrocephala Koidzumi (atractylon is the major component, the herb inhibits the heart, dilates the vessels and lowers blood pressure), Alisma orientale Juzepczuk (the herb contains the triterpenes alisols, it inhibits adrenalin and angiotensin I induced contraction of rabbit aortic strips in vitro) (Zhu, 1998).
07, <1 Alisma subcordata -- -- -- Andromeda glaucophylla -- -- P Aronia melanocarpa -- -- -- Betula allegheniensis -- -- -- Betula pumila 3, 0.