Adiantaceae adiantun Capillus-veneris

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Adiantum adiantun Capillus-veneris belonging to the Adiantaceae family, is one of  the most common and widely distributed species. Ethnomedicinally, the genus has been used as tonic and diuretic; in treatment of cold, fever, cough and bronchial disorders, as stimulant, emollient, purgative, demul-cent, general tonic and hair tonic, in addition to skin diseases,tumors of spleen, liver and other viscera, in treatment of jaundice and hepatitis and many other uses.


InstitutionSouth China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

             Yunnan Agricultural University

Material: Wuhan, China

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