Adiantum aethiopicum Linn. 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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