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Plantain, Greater


The classic medicinal plantain with many healing properties. Medicinal: . A popular topical remedy for bug bites, stings, cuts, and bruises, the leaves can be chewed and applied immediately or incorporated into a healing salve. Plantain also has astringent properties and can be useful for diarrhea and hemorrhoids, while it’s demulcent properties help relieve inflamed mucous membranes and can be useful in coughs. The seeds of plantain, known as psillium, can be stirred into water and eaten for a gentle laxative effect.
Pkt. (0.18 g, 180 seeds)

[Culture: Perennial, zones 5-9/stratify/---/7-14 days/transplant, direct sow in early spring/sun/12" ht./12" apart]

Photography by Jude Della Terra


Pkt. (0.18 g, 180 seeds)
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 06 March, 2009.

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