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Plantain Major (Plantago major): Plantain Major is an amazing weed (yes, I said weed). It grows almost everywhere and the benefit from this weed is amazing for a multitude of things.
When infused in poltices such as topical salve, it helps with open wounds (pulling out infections and relieving pain), bee and wasp stings, wards of mosquitos, poison ivy, poison oak, psoriasis, eczema, snake bites, diaper rash, burns, acne, dry skin, swelling, and pain.
In tea form (using the leaves) rich in vitamin A, C, and K, Potassium, Calcium, Sodium, Phosphorous, Copper, Zink, Magnesium, and fiber. it can treat inflammation, sever cramps, uterine discomfort, gastrointestinal problems, heal thrush, breathing issues, Kidney and Liver function, relieve pain, throat infection, cold, flu, respiratory infections, eye drops, and even dandruff.
See who recommends Plantain Major as a healing herb.
Kaiser Permanente - LINK
"Plantain has long been considered by herbalists to be a useful remedy for cough, wounds, inflamed skin or dermatitis, and insect bites, for burns..."
Healthline - LINK
"it’s not only edible and readily available but also has been used for centuries in traditional medicine."
National Institute of Health - LINK
"Plantago major is used in different kinds of wound and skin diseases in TPM such as deep wound, purulent wound, chronic and progressive wound, malignant wound, fire burn, erysipelas, progressive blister..."
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