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Lady Fern

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What other names is Lady Fern known by?

Athyrie Fougère-Femelle, Athyrium filix-femina, Athyrium Fougère-Femelle, Brake Root, Common Polypod, Fougère-Femelle, Fougère Femelle, Helecho, Helecho de Pozo, Helecho de Roble, Helecho Hembra Menor, Oak Fern, Polipodio Común, Polypodium filix-femina, Rock Brake, Rock of Polypody.

What is Lady Fern?

Lady fern is a plant. The root and root-like stem are used to make medicine.

People take lady fern for lung and breathing problems, cough, and digestive tract illnesses.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Lung and breathing problems.
  • Cough.
  • Digestive tract illnesses.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of lady fern for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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