Search for Osmundaceae found 32 matches:

Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Cherokee Drug (Antirheumatic (External))
Compound decoction of root applied with warm hands for rheumatism.
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey 1975 Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History. Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co. (p. 8)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Cherokee Drug (Antirheumatic (External))
Decoction of roots rubbed on area affected by rheumatism.
Taylor, Linda Averill 1940 Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes. Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University (p. 4)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Cherokee Drug (Febrifuge)
Compound decoction used for chills.
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey 1975 Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History. Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co. (p. 33)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Cherokee Drug (Snake Bite Remedy)
Root chewed, a portion swallowed and remainder applied to the wound.
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey 1975 Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History. Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co. (p. 33)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Cherokee Drug (Tonic)
Cooked fronds eaten as "spring tonic."
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey 1975 Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History. Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co. (p. 33)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Analgesic)
Decoction taken for headache and joint pain.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Antirheumatic (External))
Decoction taken for rheumatism.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Cold Remedy)
Decoction taken for colds.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Gynecological Aid)
Roots used for "woman's troubles."
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Orthopedic Aid)
Decoction taken for joint pain.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Panacea)
Decoction taken for malaise.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Venereal Aid)
Cold, compound infusion used as a wash and decoction taken for affected parts.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Veterinary Aid)
Compound chopped and added to cows food for difficult birth of a calf.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 261)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Menominee Drug (Gynecological Aid)
Used to promote the flow of milk and for caked breasts.
Smith, Huron H. 1923 Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians. Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174 (p. 70)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Abnaki Food (Snack Food)
Used as a nibble.
Rousseau, Jacques 1947 Ethnobotanique Abenakise. Archives de Folklore 11:145-182 (p. 152)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Abnaki Food (Unspecified)
White base of plant eaten raw.
Rousseau, Jacques 1947 Ethnobotanique Abenakise. Archives de Folklore 11:145-182 (p. 162)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Menominee Food (Soup)
Frond tips simmered to remove the ants, added to soup stock and thickened with flour.
Smith, Huron H. 1923 Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians. Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174 (p. 70)



Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Cinnamon Fern; Osmundaceae
Menominee Other (Hunting & Fishing Item)
Shoots eaten by hunters to have same scent as shoot eating deer, deer will not be frightened away.
Smith, Huron H. 1923 Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians. Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174 (p. 70)



Osmunda claytoniana L.
Interrupted Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Blood Medicine)
Cold, compound decoction taken for weak blood.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda claytoniana L.
Interrupted Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Venereal Aid)
Compound decoction taken for gonorrhea.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Anticonvulsive)
Infusion of fronds and wild ginger rhizomes used by children with convulsions from intestinal worms.
Rousseau, Jacques 1945 Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga. Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72 (p. 33)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Blood Medicine)
Decoction taken by women for watery blood.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Gynecological Aid)
Decoction taken by women for strong menses.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Gynecological Aid)
Decoction used when "girls leak rotten; affected women can't raise children."
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Kidney Aid)
Decoction taken by women for cold in kidneys.
Herrick, James William 1977 Iroquois Medical Botany. State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis (p. 260)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Drug (Pediatric Aid)
Infusion of fronds and wild ginger rhizomes used by children with convulsions from intestinal worms.
Rousseau, Jacques 1945 Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga. Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72 (p. 33)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Menominee Drug (Unspecified)
Roots used medicinally for unspecified purpose.
Smith, Huron H. 1923 Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians. Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174 (p. 44)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Seminole Drug (Unspecified)
Plant used for medicinal purposes.
Sturtevant, William 1954 The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices. Yale University, PhD Thesis (p. 162)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Seminole Drug (Other)
Complex infusion of roots taken for chronic conditions.
Sturtevant, William 1954 The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices. Yale University, PhD Thesis (p. 272)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Seminole Drug (Pediatric Aid)
Plant used for chronically ill babies.
Sturtevant, William 1954 The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices. Yale University, PhD Thesis (p. 329)



Osmunda regalis L.
Royal Fern; Osmundaceae
Seminole Drug (Psychological Aid)
Infusion of plant used to steam and bathe the body for insanity.
Sturtevant, William 1954 The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices. Yale University, PhD Thesis (p. 292)



Osmunda sp.
; Osmundaceae
Iroquois Fiber (Mats, Rugs & Bedding)
Made into pillows and used by children under their lower backs to prevent bed wetting.
Rousseau, Jacques 1945 Le Folklore Botanique De L'ile Aux Coudres. Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:75-111 (p. 82)