Plantain - (Plantago lanceolata)

plantain herb

This herb, also known as Ribwort, Common Plantain, Greater Plantain, Rat's Tail, is a member of the Plantaginaceae family.

Plantain is native to Europe and now widespread over the world. It is commonly found on lawns and along roadsides, sidewalks and pathways.

The flowers are white and the plant can grow up to 18 inches high.
Grow plantain in a sunny location.

There are many ways to enjoy plantain. Try to add some young plantain leaves in salads. To make tea, (can be made of the entire plant - leaves, green seeds and roots) pour on boiled water and steep for 30 minutes.

Part used: Leaves, seeds.

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