Plantain is often viewed as an unwanted weed but has incredible medicinal benefits!
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 lanceolata shares its medicinal effects with its close relative, Plantago major. 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.
|Botanical Name||Plantago lanceolata|
|Country of Origin||Poland/Macedonia|
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