Dryopteridaceae Onoclea sensibilis L.

Sensitive Fern

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 255

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Scientific name: Onoclea sensibilis L.
USDA symbol: ONSE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sensitive Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots taken to give strength after childbirth.

RECRD: 90414 id: 24385