Blechnaceae Asplenium rhizophyllum L.

Walking Fern

Cherokee - Drug, Breast Treatment

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 3

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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: Decoction of whole plant rubbed on swollen breast.

RECRD: 83343 id: 6413