Wild Plantain Identification & Uses

By | November 11, 2016

In this video we take a look at the wild plantain and it’s identification features. Plantain is a wild edible and medicinal plant that grows in your yard which can be easily identified. The uses of Plantain are many from young salad greens to washes for inflammation and infections. There are two types of plantain in the United States you will probably come across; Broad Leaf Plantain and Narrow leaf Plantain. They both have the same uses for medicine and food.

The Plantain is very popular in the medicinal herbal community for it’s gentle, yet powerful actions against rheumatism, inflammation, and infections. It contains astringent properties as well as anti microbial properties. As such it is a great plant to know how to identify and use.

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