Alisma, a member of the plant family Alismataceae, is a herb commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The medicinal part of the plant is the dried root of Alisma plantago-aquatica. Alisma is a perennial plant that grows aggressively in shallow water and boggy spots in parts of Europe, North America, and northern China. Its leaves take different shapes depending on whether the leaves grow above or in the water. The plant rarely reaches a height of more than 30 in (0.9 m).
What are Health Benefits?
Alisma has been used for centuries in China. It is used primarily to treat conditions of damp heat associated with the kidney, bladder, and urinary tract.Alisma is a diuretic and is used to rid the body of excess water. It has mild and safe tonic qualities that especially affect the kidney and bladder. It is used to treat kidney stones, pelvic infections, nephritis, and other urinary tract infections, as well as yellowish discharges from the vagina. Alisma is also believed to have an antibacterial action that helps control infection. In China, alisma is also used to help rid the body of phlegm, to reduce feelings of abdominal bloating, and to treat diabetes.Outside of China, alisma leaves are sometimes used medicinally. They can be applied externally to bruises and swellings, or taken internally to treat kidney and urinary tract inflammations. The roots are also used for kidney and urinary tract disorders, as well as to lower blood pressure and to treat severe diarrhea.
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