Aquatic plant of the ponds of which one uses flowers and rhizome.
Water lily is used as a sedative to reduce the sexual activity, neurosedatif in case of tetany, sleep disorder.
Decoction of roots regulates intestinal functions.
In external use : Reddenings, wounds, blotches, leucorrea, care of the hair.
Infusion : One spoonful of flowers for one cup.