Herb/Plant of the Day: PLANTAIN

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Known as a plant of  HEALING!

This herb should be in every medicine cabinet because, in all honesty, this herb can most possibly heal and relieve any and everything.
This herb is a very strengthening one and is great for numerous conditions and ailments including:

Bowel complaints (especially for children)

Burns and bruises

Dressing for blisters, ulcers, and sores

Given to children to help strengthen them when learning to crawl and walk

Insect bites & stings and snake bites

Colds

Fungal, Skin, and Mucous Infections

Vaginal infections (can be used in a bath as a “douche”)

Hemorrhoids

Inflammations (can even be used on sore feet or other aches and pains for relief)

Prostate Enlargement

 Colon conditions

Wounds

Toothaches

Kidneys

Eye infections

Blood pressure

Sores

Fevers

Headaches

Intestinal worms

It is also a great blood cleaner, de-obstruent, can strengthen weak lungs, and can be used to clean your body of toxins and poisons.

Can be used as a tea for internal and/or external use or can be ground or powdered and put into capsule form. Other methods of preparation include decoction, extraction, infusion, etc.

The list literally can go on. Plantain is indeed a beautiful all-purpose healer.

Some items that feature plantain:

Skin healing Herbal Bath Tea: http://www.etsy.com/listing/106757258/skin-healing-herbal-bath-tea-soak.

Bath tea can be purchased individually or as a gift set.

Skin Healing Bath and Body Gift Set: http://www.etsy.com/listing/113501440/skin-healing-bath-and-body-gift-set

You can also purchase dried organic plantain (by the ounce) here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105306582/dried-organic-plantain-1-oz

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