LADY FERN

OTHER NAME(S):

Athyrie Foug&egrave;re-Femelle, Athyrium filix-femina, Athyrium Foug&egrave;re-Femelle, Brake Root, Common Polypod, Foug&egrave;re-Femelle, Foug&egrave;re Femelle, Helecho, Helecho de Pozo, Helecho de Roble, Helecho Hembra Menor, Oak Fern, Polipodio Común, Polypodium filix-femina, Rock Brake, Rock of Polypody.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

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.

How does it work?

There isn’t enough information to know how lady fern might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence 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.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn’t enough information to know if lady fern is safe or what the potential side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of lady fern during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for LADY FERN Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of lady fern depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for lady fern. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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REFERENCES:

  • Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.

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CONDITIONS OF USE AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified health care provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor or health care professional before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your health care plan or treatment and to determine what course of therapy is right for you.

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