Simple Herbal Extracts | White Pond Lily


White Pond Lily

Botanical Name

Nymphea odorata

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

A demulcent, an astringent and an antiseptic long viewed as a women's herb. This aquatic plant is used orally and vaginally for cervicitis, leucorrhea, vaginal irritation and as part of Eli Jones's uterine cancer formula. White Pond Lily is also indicated for acute (diarrhea, enteritis, dysentery) and chronic (irritable bowel syndrome) bowel disorders.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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