Properties and usage:
This perennial plant is prevalent throughout the planet. Its leaves have numerous and effective medical properties: bleeding, bronchi, gastritis.
Effects on the organism:
Not only does an application of its leaves on a wound stop the bleeding, but is also accelerates the healing.
Plantain treats contusions and fractures. It has a beneficial effect when applied on hemorrhoids and fistulas.
Used externally and since it is a diuretic, plantain promotes the elimination of mucous from the bronchi. It is also prescribed for diarrhea, dysentry, gastro-duodenal ulcers, colitis, gastritis, acute bronchitis, aphonia and bleeding from the urinary tract.
It facilitates the elimination of uric acid.
Principal constituents: iridoids, flavonoids, tanins, mucilage.