Name: Plantain

Latin name: Plantago major

Family:  Plantaginaceae

Parts Used: Leaves

Taste: Bitter, sweet, salty

Energetics: Cooling, moistening, drying

Key actions: Emollient, vulnerary, connective tissue tonic, astringent, hepatic

Plantain has been a favorite first-aid remedy for centuries and works wonders on many types of skin wounds and injuries. She is soothing, cooling, and supports the body’s natural response to inflammation.*
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