– as with any herbal treatment, seek the guidance of a homeopathic doctor prior to use –
Many people consider this herb a weed but, in fact, it is a miracle medicinal herb. It just may be growing in your lawn as we speak. It is a mainstay in a medicinal herbal garden. The roots, leaves, flowers and seeds can be used externally or internally.
Benefits of Plantain
- Dry Coughs (tea, leaves and flowers)
- Dry Colds (tea, leaves and flowers)
- Asthma (tea, leaves and flowers)
- Wound Treatment (sap, leaves)
- Insect Bites (sap, leaves)
- Rattlesnake Bites (poultice, root)
- Blood Poisoning (poultice-outside, tea-inside, leaves)
- Diuretic (tea, leaves)
- Skin Disorders (tea, leaves)
- Dewormer (powdered, root)
- Antifungal, Antheminitic, Antibacterial and a safe and effective Antiseptic
Plantain Herb Side Effects
- Lowers Blood Sugar
- Mild Laxative
For further information about Plantain, please seek out resources from these doctors, herbalists and authors.
Mrs. M. Grieve, author of A Modern Herbal
Michael Tierra, L.Ac., O.M.D.
Terry Willard, author of Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rocky Mountains and Neighbouring Territories
Susan Weed, director of the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock, New York
Dr. Christopher Hobbs