Scientific Name: Plantago asiatica
Common Name: Chinese Plantain
Other Common Names:
Arnoglossa, Bazir Dam Bil,
Broadleaf Plantain, Buyuk Sinirliot, Ch'E Ch'Ien, Common Or Great Plantain,
Common Plantain, Daum Sejumbok, Ekur Anjing, Gechi Qulaghi, Great Plantain,
Grote Weegbree, Lisan Al Hamal, Llanten, Llanten Mayor, Meloh Kiloh, Oba-Ko,
Otot Ototan, Plantain, Sangka Buwah, Sangkubah, Sangkuwah, Sei Ohr Re, Sembung
Otot, Suri Pandak, Tarkuz, Thickleaf Plantain, Wegerlich
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Chinese herb. Help promote urination, also helps liver problems.
PLANTAGO ASIATICA (Che qian) Very similar to greater plantain (P. major), having the same broad leaves. Seeds are used to promote urination and to clear heat. Specially noted for correcting eye problems caused by deficient liver and kidneys (such as dry eyes or cataracts) or excess heat in the liver channel (such as red, painful, swollen eyes). Also useful for diarrhea and in obstetics to reposition the fetus before birth.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.