White Pond Lily.

Characters. - Rhizome blackish, fleshy, often as thick as a man's arm. Leaves floating, orbicular, sometimes almost kidney-shaped, peltate, cordate, cleft at the base quite to the insertion of the petiole; the lobes, one on each side, prolonged into an acute point, entire, reddish, with prominent veins beneath, dark, sliming green above, and 5 or 6 inches in diameter. Flowers large, white or rose-coloured, and fragrant. Stamens yellow. Stigma with from 12 to 24 rays.

A proving of this is given by Hale in his New Remedies.

Part employed. - The fresh root.

Preparation. - Tincture (dilute alcohol).