Greater Plantain. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Greater Plantain (Plantago major)

Properties Greater Plantain

* For its mucilage has emollient properties.
* The Greater Plantain contains iridoids, the principal one being aucuba antibacterial and antitussive properties.
* Used in the respiratory tract catarrh, bronchitis, asthma, pulmonary tuberculosis, rhinitis, colds, flu, pharyngitis, tracheitis, asthma.
* The Greater Plantain is also anti-inflammatory and antiallergic, thus becomes a valuable ally against allergic respiratory manifestations.
* It also acts as a good laxative mechanical (constipation, diarrhea).
* Other uses include: cystitis, urethritis. Rheumatism. Hepatitis. Adjunct in the treatment of overweight and hyperlipidemia.
* Externally: conjunctivitis, blepharitis, rhinitis, glossitis, dry eczema, herpes, psoriasis, burns.

Contraindications of Greater Plantain
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side Effects of Greater Plantain

None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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