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The health benefits of plantain

  1. If you pay attention, you can find healthy food everywhere - even between the street tiles, healthy food is growing. Often referred to simply as the plantain, the Plantago Major is a type of weed that originated in southern Europe but can now be found worldwide.

  1. Plantain leaves have a rich history as oral and topical medicinal use, especially for the treatment of skin conditions. Not surprisingly, it is now also sold as a supplement for a variety of health-promoting purposes.

  1. It was often used in the past as a â € medicineâ € ™ against nettle spines. You rub the plant over the nettle spine site and you soon notice that the pain and irritation is much less. However, the plantain can do a lot more for us than just solve problems with nettle spines. It contains many different vitamins and can be eaten raw. You can often use it in a variety of recipes in place of spinach or lettuce.

  1. Plantain contains fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, zinc and copper, as well as vitamins A, C and K. It is also a rich source of numerous phytochemicals, such as allantoin, glycosides, phenols, salicylic acid and tannins.

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  1. Phytochemicals are antioxidants that occur naturally in plants. These phytochemicals can drastically reduce the damage that free radicals cause in the body. According to several trusted sources in herbal medicine, plantain leaf has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and immune-boosting properties. So it's a bit of an all-rounder when it comes to herbal medicine.

  1. Plantain leaves have antiseptic properties and can be applied topically to the skin to promote healing of damaged skin. In addition, it can help reduce skin inflammation, blood clotting, reduce pain, and help prevent secondary infections in wounds.

  1. Plantain can also be used as a compress to reduce pain from bee stings, burns, rashes, hemorrhoids and to relieve itching from insect bites.

  1. In addition, plantain extract can be used as a mouthwash to reduce gingivitis and gum disease and aid in the treatment of mouth ulcers. In addition, plantain can be used as an eye wash to help treat conjunctivitis.

  1. We know that bruising plantain leaves can help reduce pain and itching. But what else can we use the plantain for? The first thing to remember is that you only want to use the leaves with the plantain, the raw root of the plantain is poisonous and therefore not recommended. It is not immediately bad for you, but in large quantities you do get it.

  1. If you are trying to eat healthy it is important that you pay close attention to where you get this herb from. If you get it from the garden or somewhere out of the forest then you are probably in the right place, but if you are going to get it along the road, remember that every plant absorbs some of the pollution around it. [! 176568 => 1140 = 11!] It is a good idea to dry plantain as you can use it whenever you want. You want to let the leaves dry in the dark after you pick them. When the plantain leaves discolor, they taste bitter and foul. You don't have to turn them over, just leave them in the dark. If you are going to dry them, then at a maximum of 40 degrees. The following options all work well:

  1. A delicious salad We conclude this plantain special with a delicious healthy salad that you can make yourself without too many problems. It's healthy, flavorful, and packed with healthy nutrients.


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