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White water lily (Nymphaea odorata)



Interactions

White water lily/Drug Interactions:
  • Central nervous system drugsCentral nervous system drugs: Based on historical use of other Nymphaea species as a hallucinogen and a narcotic, central nervous system (CNS) related side-effects may be possible and white water lily may interfere with the effects of drugs acting in the central nervous system, e.g., opioids and other pain-relievers, anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, and medications used to treat dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease.
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)Disulfiram (Antabuse®): White water lily preparations may contain high alcohol content and may elicit a disulfiram reaction.
  • Metronidazole (Flagyl®)Metronidazole (Flagyl®): White water lily preparations may contain high alcohol content and may elicit a disulfiram-like reaction.

White water lily/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Central nervous system herbsCentral nervous system herbs: Based on historical use of other Nymphaea species as a hallucinogen and a narcotic, central nervous system (CNS) related side-effects may be possible and white water lily may interfere with the effects of herbs acting in the central nervous system, e.g., herbs used to treat pain, depression, psychological conditions, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease.

White water lily/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

White water lily/Lab Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

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