TRADITIONAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF PLANTAIN
Antiseptic, Antibacterial, Astringent, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Vulnerary.
WHAT IS PLANTAIN USED FOR?
The mucilaginous, fresh leaf is used topically for wounds, insect bites, stings and in cough syrups. The fresh leaves can be masticated and used as a poultice on wounds or to draw out splinters. Internally it can be used as a demulcent for digestive irritation, urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections.