Synonym ► Ceterach officinarum Willd.
Asplenium ceterach L.
Family ► Athyriaceae, Polypodiaceae.
Habitat ► Western Himalaya, from Kashmir to Garhwal, up to 3,000 m.
Action ► Fern—diuretic, astringent; used for diseases of the urinary tract, infirmities of spleen, also for treating jaundice.
The plant contains caffeic acid, neo-hesperidin, kaempferol-3, 7-digluco-side, chlorogenic acid and quercetol-3-glucoside. The leaves gave methyl esters of the acids—myristic, palmitic,
Family ► Umbelliferae; Apiaceae.
Habitat ► Chamba, Kulu, Jammu & Kashmir, Bushahr, Garhwal and Kumaon Hills.
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