Properties and Uses:Medicinal Parts Spores and the moss. Lycopodin, fatty oil, acids, gum, resin, laxative, carminative, emmenagogue, antispasmodic, diuretic. The spores must be triturated before its properties are released. As a dusting powder for skin diseases and skin eruptions.
The Moss formerly was considered diuretic but has fallen into disuse in this age of laboratory products.