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Health benefits of plantago

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plantago (Plantago lanceolata) flowers

plantago (Plantago lanceolata).
Watch where you step! This little weed is often underfoot and highly underutilized as a healer for all.

Main medicinal uses:

draws out toxins

soothes respiratory tract

helps heal infections

treats acne, itchy rashes and insect bites

eases stomach pains

carbohydrates (fructose, glucose, saccharoses), acids (chlorogenic, benzoic, caffeic, coumaric, fumaric, salicylic, asocorbic), iridoid glycosides (acubin, catalpol), tannins, flavonoids (apigenin, luteolin, scutellarin, baicalein), alkaloid, gum, resins, saponins, minerals Zn, K+, Mg, P, vitamins C, K, beta-carotene, calcium

Therapeutic actions:
deobstruent, cooling alterative, emollient, astringent, diuretic, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-histamine, expectorant, anti-hemorrhagic, vasoconstrictor, antacid

Organs or systems affected:
bladder, intestines, kidneys, lungs, skin

Our products containing plantago:

Health from Europe Organic Energy Tea Blend
Ingredients: echinaceamarigoldsageplantago