Céleri Aquatique, Céleri d'Eau, Damoe, Filipéndula de Agua, Filipendule Aquatique, Flamingo, Java Dropwort, Oenanthe javanica, Oenanthe stolonifera, Pak Chi Lawm, Persil Aquatique, Rainbow Water Celery, Selom, Seri, Shelum, Sui-Kan, Water Celery, Water Parsley.
Water dropwort is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.
As a food, water dropwort is used in salads and as a seasoning.
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The appropriate dose of water dropwort depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for water dropwort. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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