Asplenium sagittatum

Asplenium sagittatum (DC.) A.J.Bange

Aspleniaceae

  • Phyllitis sagittata Guinea and Heywood
  • Mule's Fern
  • Mule's Spleenwort
  • خنشار
  • خنشار سهمي
  • سرخس سهمي
  • khinshar
  • khinshar sahmi
  • sarkhas sahmi
  • גְּרִיזִית נָאָה
  • gerizit na'a

Hemicryptophyte

  • Shady rocks

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Asplenium sagittatum (DC.) A.J.Bange

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Mental Health

Nervousness

Anxiolytic

Preparation/ Admin/Plant Part not specified.

Not specifiedB
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatism

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Preparation /Admin/ Plant Part not specified.

Not specifiedB

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Asplenium genus (ferns) has some species containing carcinogens. Many ferns also contain thiaminase which in large quantities can delete vitamin B complex causing health problems. Cooking/heating destroys thiaminase.