This section is from the book "The Volatile Oils Vol2", by E. Gildemeister. Also available from Amazon: The Volatile Oils.
The fern Angiopteris evecta, Hoffm. (Fam. Marattiaceae) contains a volatile oil2) which is used by the South Sea Islanders for the same purpose for which they use that of Polypodium phymatodes.
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