Blechnaceae Asplenium rhizophyllum L.

Walking Fern

Cherokee - Drug, Breast Treatment

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 61

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Scientific name: Asplenium rhizophyllum L.
USDA symbol: ASRH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Walking Fern
Family: Blechnaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Breast Treatment
Notes: Compound used for swollen breasts.

RECRD: 82725 id: 6412