English: Basket ferns, Oak-leaf fern
Hindi: Asvakatri, Katikapan
Malayalam: Pannal- പന്നൽ, Matilpanna- മതിൽപ്പന്ന, Pannikizangu, Annan pacha-അണ്ണാൻ പച്ച
Wood fern is commonly found on woods rocks as a parasite, grow in rhizomes which are creeping, densely clothed with brown or reddish brown scales which is resemble the squirrel. The leaves are cordate, variously lobate-pinnate, green, size up to 90 cm long, petiolate, broad-ovate, deeply pinnate.
Useful plant parts:
Rhizomes and leaves
To treat the cough, typhoid, migraine, headache, and diarrhea
Antibacterial, Anti-gonorrheal, Antipyretic, Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, and Analgesic.
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