Cibotium Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses


Common Names: Rhizoma Cibotii Bbarometz, Cibotium Barometz, gou ji, Cibota, Cibotum

Properties: Anti-fungal, Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiulcer

What is Cibotium?

Cibotium is the Cibotium barometz species of plant, a tropical fern native to Hawaii. Cibotium ferns and their hairlike foliage are used in producing various herbal medicines, including skin ointments. Cibotium fiddleheads (uncoiled fronds) are edible and are part of a traditional local diet.1

Cibotium Health Uses and Health Benefits

Cibotium has health benefits for reducing inflammation and alleviating pain, making this plant useful for alleviating rheumatism and arthritis. Cibotium also has benefits for healing gastrointestinal ulcers and wounds due to its astringent benefits. Poultices made from Cibotium plant parts are applied to the skin and used to stop bleeding from wounds by promoting blood clotting.1,2



CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends Cibotium for:

Rheumatism Effective
Liver Disease Effective
Cystitis Effective
Kidney Disease Effective