The power of herbs for Preppers Series “Plantain”
A Few Good uses of this herb are as follows:
- Bug Bites
- sore throat
- reparatory problems
- to help stop bleeding
- wound inflammation
- minor cuts
Tincture:1/2 to 1 teaspoon 3 times a day.
Dried seeds: 1-2 teaspoons 3 times a day in warm filtered water
Liquid extract: 1/2 to 1 teaspoon 3 times a day.
Fresh leaves: you can rub directly on bug bites and will even act as a clotting agent in the case of a laceration. Use torn fresh clean leaves free of chemical pesticides.
Tea: 6 ounces twice daily
Taking extremely large dosages may induce diarrhea or lower blood pressure. some
People with sensitive skin may experience a rash or another allergic reaction. if you are allergic to psyllium, you may be allergic to plantain.
Plantain Tea/Tonic Recipe
- Dried cut and sifted plantain leaves
- Tea ball or infuser
- Non Aluminum cup
- Place 1 teaspoon of herb in a tea ball or infuser. in cup
- Pour 6 ounces boiling water over it
- Let steep for 5 minutes
Note: For a bug or eczema wash let tea cool then wash effected area(s)