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The spores of Lycopodium clavatum (family Lycopodiaceae) and other species of L.; a yellow, tasteless, and odorless powder; was used as a dusting powder and in pharmacy to prevent the agglutination of pills in a box.
[G. lykos, wolf, + pous, foot]


A homeopathic remedy formulated from Lycopodium clavatum used to treat GI complaints (e.g., bloating, constipation, nausea and vomiting), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, flu-related fatigue, hair loss, haemorrhoids, kidney stones, nervous headaches, prostatitis, psoriasis, and increased libido accompanied by decreased performance.


(lī″kŏ-pōd′ē-ŭm) [Gr. lykos, wolf + podo- + -ium]
A yellow powder formed from spores of Lycopodium clavatum, a club moss.
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En Uruguay, los estrobilos de Lycopodium clavatum comienzan a formarse en Noviembre y Diciembre, encontrandose sobre las plantas por un largo periodo de tiempo, frecuentemente perduran de un ano para el otro.
Las especies que caracterizan esta comunidad son: Gaultheria erecta, Hypericum lancioides, Disterigma alaternoides, Blechnum cordatum, Arcytophyllum setosum, Bejaria aestuans, Sticherus revolutus, Lycopodium clavatum, Disterigma empetrifolium, Gaiadendron punctatum y Orthrosanthus chimboracensis.
Y cnwp fwsogl corn carw ydi'r enw llawn arno yn Gymraeg, 'stag's-horn clubmoss' yn Saesneg a Lycopodium clavatum ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno.
Leyenda: Figura 13 Lycopodium clavatum L subsp contiguum (Klotzsch) B.