Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kohn

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: worm.                                                 

Origin: Bolivia, China, Mexico, Venezuela      


Whole plant: Plant is boiled, and the water used as an antiseptic, by the Guyana Patamona. Plant is boiled along with Lantana camara and Scoparia dulcis and the water used as an herbal bath for cold sweat, by the Guyana Patamona. Juice from macerated young shoots is used as an antiinfective or for treating cuts and wounds or for treating sores, by the Guyana Patamona.


Range. Cosmopolitan.


Stem: Rhizome used as an anthelmintic.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Geraldini , Isanete, Journal of Ethnopharmacology v. 173, 2015 . -- p. 383-423

2) Robertt, A., et al.. Medicinal Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana)/Smithsonian NMNH. cited online: 17-08-2017.

3) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kohn
Término aceptado: 29-May-2017