Broadleaf Plaintain

Price: $ 5.00

Plantago major

Edible leaves for use raw or cooked, they are high in calcium and vitamins A, C and K. They can also be dried and used to make a tea.  The seeds are high in vitamin B and can be used raw or cooked. This plant is also widely acknowldged to be a safe and effctive medicinal treatment for a host of complaints. Amongst other things, a poultice of the leaves can be used on wounds and stings to help heal and prevent infection, and a leaf tea treats diarrhea and is useful for treating menopause symptoms, as well as being a powerful antioxidant. Finally this is a useful plant for breaking up hardpans and stabilizing soils. Hard to see then why it is a major target of herbicides in many gardens. Why not embrace its benefits instead?! 9cm pot.

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