Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Impact ID4642
Impact TypeHuman Health
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionTrapa natans is used as a medicine in Indian Ayurveda for many purposes including a diuretic, aphrodisiac, antidiarrheal, sore throat, and bronchitis.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/22/2024].

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