Dryopteridaceae Dryopteris marginalis (L.) Gray

Marginal Woodfern

Cherokee - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 34

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Scientific name: Dryopteris marginalis (L.) Gray
USDA symbol: DRMA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Marginal Woodfern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Warm infusion held in mouth for toothache.

RECRD: 85193 id: 12714