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Water Pepper Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Water Pepper
English Name
Water Pepper
Botanical Name
Persicaria Hydropiper, Polygonum Attenuatum

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Water Pepper Cures

Most Effective


Action of Water Pepper

Nutrients in Water Pepper

Highly Effective

Taste of
Water Pepper

Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Water Pepper

The oil of wild Water Pepper may cause Skin Irritation.
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Water Pepper is a semi aquatic plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 90 Cm.
Best used for Menstrual Problems.
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Materia Medica for Water Pepper

Water Pepper General

Water Pepper is used as a herbal medicine. the plant possesses Antiinflammatory, Astringent, Antiseptic, Diuretic, Diaphoretic and Emmenagogue properties.
The plant leaves are used as a vegetable in Japan.
A cold water infusion of the herb is used to cure Gravel, Colds and Cough.
Queries on Water Pepper
Max Wolf
15 Oct 2016
My partner has been using water pepper as a treatment to prevent the worst effects of menstruation. She is feeling dizzy after use of treatment. Can you explain why this is happening
Max claner ( London )
05 Jun 2017
nutritional value of water pepper?
i want to know that why it is used for menstrual problems and is semi aquatic plant

Max wolf
05 Jun 2017
i don't know and have you taken this from my query
28 Jun 2017
Dear Max Wolf
Water Pepper has properties to reduce the pain and bleeding associated with Menses. It contains Vitamin C, K, Tannins, glycosides, organic acids and poligopiperina glycoside nutrients which help to stop bleeding. It is not advised for scanty menses. Topically it is used to treat Hemorrhoids, Cuts and Bruises.
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This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
JoAnn ( America NY State )
08 Apr 2020
What is a good herbal supplement for ppl with nerve pain, Fibromyalgia
08 Apr 2020
Dear JoAnn
Please visit the individual pages of both the diseases for more options. Few are as:
Nerve Pain: Take 15 ml of Sesame oil. Add 2 drops of each Marjoram, Lavender, Peppermint and Basil oil. In case you don't find any of them, massage with the rest. Massage for 10 to 20 minutes. Do not expose body to air after massage. Do it for 15 day first and continue for the next 15 days if you notice any positive results. Fibromyalgia: Take Gojiberries and Ginger Tea. Please look up the individual links for more information.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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