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Male fern (Dryopteris filix-mas) - Herbal Remedy for Intestinal Worms

Male fern, Dryopteris filix-mas
  • Botanical Name - Dryopteris filix-mas
  • Family Name - Dryopteridaceae
  • Other Name - Male fern

Uses of Male Fern

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nerve pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart disease
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Fever
  • Uterus disorders
  • Sore
  • Internal Hemorrhage

How to Use in Different Diseases?

  • The liquid extract is one of the best anthelmintics against tapeworm, which it kills.
  • The root is also taken internally in the treatment of internal hemorrhage, uterine bleeding, mumps and feverish illnesses.
  • The root is used as a poultice in the treatment of abscesses, boils, carbuncles and sores.
  • Ferns are sometimes used in medicine to treat cuts and clean them out.

Parts Used



Extract - 5 to 10ml


Extract, Poultice

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