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ADIANTUM AETHIOPICUM

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Synonym ► A. emarginatum Bedd.

Family ► Adiantaceae.

Habitat ► North Kanara and the Nilgiri and Palni hills at higher elevations.

Ayurvedic ► Hansapadi (related sp.).

Action ► Rhizomes—decoction abortifacient. Astringent and emetic. Emollient in coughs and diseases of the chest; sudorific.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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