Author: Jan Scholten
444.50.11 Polypodium vulgare
English: Rocky Polypody; Polypody root; Brake root; Rockbrake; Polypodi of the Oak; Female fern.
French: Polypode vulgaire.
Use: root is demulcent and somewhat tonic.
Botany: Europe; old walls, trunks of trees; slender rhizome; cup shaped leaf bases.
Botany: Pteridopsida; Polypodiales; Polypodiaceae; Polypodium.
Wants to be seen, shine; averse anonymity.
Sees himself as important for himself and society.
Madness, frenzy, raging.
Aversion: food, loss of appetite.
Mouth: taste, very sweet, faintly acrid; odour, none.
Lungs: weak; bronchitis; coughs; expectoration difficult; consumption.
Heart: anaemia, rickets in children.
Abdomen: worms, tape worms.
Skin: dermatitis; rash of red spots.