The plantains used as medicinal herbs are low-growing plants that you can find growing almost anywhere. In some circles plantain is regarded as a weed, but it’s actually one of the best healing herbs on the planet. Plantains have a long history of being used as food plants and healing herbs in many diverse cultures around the world.
Plantain is one herb that grows wild like a weed and many Homesteaders would not be without it. It grows in abundance in the yard so you can collect and use it fresh during the warm seasons and dry and freeze for use in the winter. You can make salves with it for calming bug bites, rashes and burns and it works wonders. It makes an awesome tea with healing benefits.
On the next page discover the benefits of this wild weed Plantain.