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Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum Capillus-Veneris

Although maidenhair fern was long used as an expectorant, an emmenagogue (to promote menstruation), and a diuretic, pharmacologists find no evidence for any of its medicinal uses. Herbalists today favor a rinse made from the plant to give body and sheen to the hair. No evidence exists to support this use either.a

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