Nuphar lutea (Yellow Water-lily, Brandy-Bottle) is an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae, native to temperate regions of Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia



Helps with fertility.


The roots are anaphrodisiac, anodyne, antiscrofulatic, astringent, cardiotonic, demulcent and sedative. Caution should be exercised because large doses are potentially toxic. A tea made from the roots is used in the treatment of “sexual irritability”, blood diseases, chills etc. The root is poulticed and applied to swellings, inflammations, cuts etc. The root contains steroids and is a folk remedy for infertility. Alkaloids in the root are reportedly hypotensive, antispasmodic, cardiac, tonic and vasoconstrictor.


There are a number of reports that the plant is edible but one report suggests that the plant is poisonous without giving further details. Please see medical advice.


  • Please consult your doctor.

Other names

Nymphaea lutea, yellow water lily


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