Blechnaceae Asplenium trichomanes L.

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Cherokee - Drug, Abortifacient

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: Asplenium trichomanes L.
USDA symbol: ASTRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Maidenhair Spleenwort
Family: Blechnaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Taken for irregular menses.

RECRD: 82728 id: 6416