Plantain – Plantago lanceolata

Category: Билки и лековити растенија - Herbs and medicinal plants - Βότανα και φαρμακευτικά φυτά

There are several types of plantain (narrow, medium and broadleaf) and all are very healing.

The plantain is a herb that people have used since ancient times. It is found in almost every yard, meadows and forests i.e. it requires no particular conditions to survive. Plantain leaves are broad and oval, therefore it is called “broadleaf”. The leaf of the plantain acts against various inflammations of the skin and mucous membrane, it is used for bleeding wounds and is excellent remedy for respiratory tract. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-bacterial properties. Plantain tea is used against tuberculosis, asthma, ulcers of stomach and duodenum. The tea is also recommendable for infertility, sexual weakness and initial phase of diabetes. It is also used for mouth rinsing and periodontal disease.

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