Plantain Leaf - Wild Harvested in the Appalachian Mountains
Narrow Leaf Plantain,
Plantain Leaf is used to make Plantain Tea, Tinctures and salves. Can also be used as a bitter Spice or in skin care products.
Wild Harvested from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains!
The young, raw leaves, stalks and seed pods can be used as a nutritional food source. Narrow leaf Plantain is an effective but bitter herb. I prefer mixing it with other complimentary teas to cover up the bitterness.
Narrow leaf Plantain is an effective but bitter herb. I prefer mixing it with other complimentary teas to cover up the bitterness.
2017 Harvest Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! We will also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs.
Plantains, like many so called "weeds" have a multitude of uses and have been used by many cultures for centuries. What we consider a "weed" countries like India, Spain, parts of Europe, Cuba, and Brazil actually cultivate this plant for its many uses.
Plaintain consists of mucilage sugars, acids, glycosides, tannins, flavanoids, alkaloid, gum, resins, choline, allantoin, saponins, steroids, nutrients and minerals.
The combination of these constituents are found to be -
Anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, lymphatic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, anti-allergic, anti-histamine, anti-catarrhal, expectorant, demulcent, alterative, anti-hemorrhagic, vasoconstrictor, antacid, diuretic, emollient, and vulnerary.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.