Plantain: properties and benefits of this wild medicinal herb


Here are some ways you can harness its benefits:

Tincture: Consume 3-5 ml (60 drops – 1 teaspoon) thrice daily to address catarrh or digestive ailments like gastritis or IBS.

Juice: Extract juice from its dried leaves. Take 2 teaspoons three times a day, useful for issues like cystitis, diarrhea, and respiratory infections. This juice can also be applied externally to wounds.

Infusion: Sip a cup thrice daily to combat phlegm or gargle with it to soothe a sore throat.

Syrup: Blend 225 grams of sugar with 300 ml of infusion. A teaspoon can alleviate a sore throat and coughing.

Poultices: Crush fresh leaves to create a paste that can be applied to slow-healing wounds, chronic ulcers, or insect bites.

The next time you come across this natural wonder, consider tapping into its wealth of healing properties. Nature always surprises us with its gifts.