Scientific Name: Plantago major
Common Name: Greater 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, Otot Ototan,
Plantain, Sangka Buwah, Sangkubah, Sangkuwah, Sei Ohr Re, Sembung Otot, Suri
Pandak, Tarkuz, 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: Board leaves have astringent diuretci and expectorant properties. Good for skin problems and insect bites.
PLANTAGO MAJOR Common weed in lawns and in pathways. Familiar broad leaves have astringent, diuretic and expectorant properties. Valuable for respiratory and gastrointestinal problems such as asthma, bronchitis, and diarrhea. Also helpful for bladder problems and ulcers. Used externally for skin problems, including ringworm, shingles, and varicose ulcers. Squeezing fresh leaves on insect bites and stings relieves pain and itching almost immediately.
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.