Sometimes, something that is often overlooked turns out to be useful for us. This weed is probably one of the most useful drugs on the planet.
There are at least two types of plantain in BC, Canada: Lance and Broad leaf. Both types have been well known in North America since the 1600s.
They were dubbed the “White Man’s Foot” by the North American natives.
The plantain has long been known to be able to cope with a variety of toxins, including wounds caused by insect bites and the mosquito. This weed can be used also as one of the ingredients of emergency balm. For the North American natives, this weed is also used in traditional medicine to hemorrhoids.
Not only provide a variety of benefits described above, the plantain has also a healing effect on the digestive system. The plantain is the solution for anyone who is not resistant to various chemical drugs.
Its leaves and seeds are very effective to cure disorders of the digestive system. The seeds can also be mashed to be used as a sort of mucus that is useful in reducing body weight.