Polypodiaceae Polypodium virginianum L.

Rock Polypody

Bella Coola - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 48

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Scientific name: Polypodium virginianum L.
USDA symbol: POVI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rock Polypody
Family: Polypodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Roots chewed for swollen, sore throat and compound decoction used for stomach pain.

RECRD: 92062 id: 29025