Overview

Maidenhair fern is a plant. People use it to make medicine.

Maidenhair fern is used for cough, whooping cough (pertussis), menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea), hair loss, and several other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Don't confuse maidenhair fern with maidenhair tree, which is another name for Ginkgo.

How does it work ?

Maidenhair fern contains chemicals that might help reduce swelling (inflammation).

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