It is a plant that has circular-shaped leaves that have pendulums in relation to the water level. A very curious characteristic of the leaves is that at the top they are green, while at the bottom, they are purple. The flowers are white and bloom at night, closing during the day.
At first glance, the water lily is very similar to the water lily, but all the details that were previously presented appear as differentials. Depending on where it is found, the plant may be known as white water hyacinth, white water lily, water lily and water lily.
This species is considered beneficial to human health, as it has a range of properties that can be applied in natural medicine. The water lily is a plant considered to be antiseptic, astringent, antiblenorrhagic, antidiarrheal, soothing and emollient, as well as sedative and mucilaginous.
Depending on which form it is used, the water lily can be used in the process of treating and curing diseases such as diarrhea, gonorrhea, leukorrhea and bronchitis. What’s more, it also fights infections of the vagina and urethra and skin problems. Finally, the plant still has a calming effect.
However, before including the nymphia in the treatment of any of the diseases presented above, it is good that the doctor is consulted. In addition to checking the dosage and the body’s reaction to the active principles of the plant, the professional will ensure that more serious problems are avoided.
One of the most common ways to include the water lily in health treatment is through the preparation of tea. For this, the part used is the flowers, preferably dried. You will need 200 ml of filtered water and a handful of the plant part indicated. Bring the water to boil in a container with a lid.
As soon as the water shows the first signs of boiling, turn off the heat and add the dried water lily leaves. Let it rest for about 10 minutes, not forgetting to cap the container. After this time, remove the leaves with the help of a siev and the tea will be ready to drink.
The recommendation is that the nymph tea be consumed up to three times during the day.