Narrowleaf Plantain Seeds (Plantago lancelota)
Narrowleaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolota)
This herbaceous perennial can be used topically to burns, insect bites and stings. The young leaves of plantain are edible and the fresh juice can be used as a quick spit poltice on minor wounds. Often considered a roadside weed, this plant is a valuable, adaptable and easy to grow herbal medicine.
Medicinal Actions: Astringent, diurectic , vulnerary, alterative
Planting: Full sun, dry soil, drought tolerant, direct sow in Sping