Filix mas MT is a remedy for worm symptoms, specially with constipation. Tapeworm for soporific conditions. It is also used in pulmonary tuberculosis in young patients, no fever, with limited, ulcerated lesions, formerly classified as scrofula. Its anthelmintic properties are well established through its phyto-constituents aspidin and desaspidin.
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