Single Herbs

Plantain – Plantago major

Plantain has

  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-bacterial
  • diuretic and
  • haemostyptic properties

Plantain is a healing astringent - it can stop external or inner bleeding.

Plantain can be used to treat urinary tract infections. Juice from the leaves can be applied externally to heal sore wounds and inflammations.

Plantain can help in the treatment of

  • inflamed mucous membranes
  • lung infections
  • dry coughs and
  • diarrhea

Use as a gargle to treat sore throats or mouth and gum inflammations.  Apply Plantain ointment on burns and hemorrhoids.


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