Plantain tincture (Plantago major) can be used for a wide variety of internal and external physical needs.
Plantain contains a high amount of mucilage, which soothes and cools mucous membranes, while at the same time its astringency helps to relieve diarrhea, excess menstrual flow, hemorrhoids and incontinence in children and adults. It is also used to soothe the lungs while effectively loosening and expelling phlegm and congestion. Plantain helps to control vaginal and other types of infection, remove obstructions from the liver, kidney and bladder, and possibly help in managing weight control.
Plantain contains tannins and is considered an astringent that is able to draw tissues together (both internally and externally). As such, they can help to stop bleeding (including bleeding from mucous membranes) and control excess menstrual flow. It has also been used to relieve colitis, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, dysentery, vomiting and bed wetting in children and incontinence in the aged.
Plaintain's diuretic properties are also believed to help kidney, liver, spleen and bladder function by flushing impurities with the increased urine flow.
Plantain tincture disolved with warm water can be used as a mouthwash to help heal and prevent sores in the mouth. and it is also believed to help those who wish to "quit the habit" to stop smoking by including Plantain Tincture in a gargle.
Plantain is a great herb with so many uses and it is totally safe to use.
Indicated Usages - Internal:
Cholesterol - Constipation - Diabetes - Diarrhea - Hemorrhoids - Indigestion - Irritable bowel - Kidney/bladder inflammation - Liver problems - Mouth ulcers, canker sores - Uterine tonic
Indicated Usages - External:
Bites,stings Cuts, bleeding wounds Eczema, psoriasis - Leukorrhea, yeast - Rashes, contact dermatitis - Toothache - Ulcers, old sores - Varicose veins
Suggestion for use:
Internal: 20-30 drops, 3 times daily in water or juice
External: You can use the tincture for immediate relief of scratches (cat scratches too), cuts, rashes, skin irritations, bug bites and stings; just put some drops of the tincture on a cotton ball and dab onto the skin sore. For a dry scalp dilute the tincture with water (about 30 drops with one cup water) and use as a rinse. The same amount of tincture diluted in water can be used as a gargle.
Contains: Plantain Leaf (Plantago Major), Vitamin C, Grain Alcohol, Distilled Water
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