Plantain Leaf

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Brand: Tree of Life Botanicals

Bulk Herbs: Plantain Leaf

Botanical Name: Plantago major
Format: dried, cut & sifted

Size: 1 oz package

Farming Type: Organic
Origin: United States

Plantago major is an herbaceous perennial and member of the Plantaginaceae family. Native to temperate Eurasia, plantain has since spread across to the Americas and Australia. The young, spring leaves are consumed as an edible food and can be eaten in salads and added to soups. Our organic plantain leaf is wonderful infused in teas and herbal blends.

Plantain loves disturbance. It is a common weed of cultivated pastures, cracks in sidewalks, back yard gardens, and any place that experiences regular activity. Plantain has been used for centuries as an edible food and for its beneficial properties. According to western folklore, the leaf was chewed and placed on the skin for its ability to draw a splinter, or similar nuisance, out.

In traditional western herbalism, plantain leaves have been infused with a multitude of herbs. Plantain can be valuable externally and is often found in skin care products. The young, spring leaves can be eaten as food in salads. Plantain leaf is commonly steeped as tea and combined with other botanicals in herbal infusions.

In magical folklore, plantain is used protect the home and car and to generally empower spellwork. You can also use plantain spell enhancing healing or strength.

Planet- Venus
Element- Earth

Keywords: Healing, Strength, Protection

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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