Plantain is often viewed as an unwanted weed but has incredible medicinal benefits!
It’s astringent, demulcent, cooling, detoxifying and antiseptic. Also a decongestant, deobstruent, expectorant and diuretic. Native to Europe and Asia.
Plantago major shares its medicinal effects with its close relative, Plantago lanceolata. However, P. lanceolata seems to exert more of its effects internally, while P. major is a good plant for external use.
Common medicinal uses include: promotes healing, fights infection, great for soothing allergies and asthma, soothes and reduces pain and spasms, detoxifies the colon and liver, treats prostate enlargement.
Plantago lanceolata shares its medicinal effects with its close relative, Plantago major. However, Plantago lanceolata seems to exert more of its effects internally, while Plantago major is a more commonly for external use.
Ribwort English Plantain
Store in a sealed container and in a cool, dry place
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