The plantain is a plant with great medicinal properties , it uses both the leaf and the seeds. It is a plant with large green leaves, widely used in the preparation of natural remedies to treat diseases such as colds, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and hemorrhoids. It is also a powerful anti-inflammatory and cures irritations of both the eyes and the skin.
Benefits provided by the plantain
Its benefits and properties are many, among the conditions that we can deal with this plant are :
All the properties that this plant has are because it contains a good amount of antioxidants , which help protect and prevent the damage caused by free radicals.
The plantain in natural medicine
Both the leaves and seeds of plantain are used as an antibacterial and astringent. It is also used as an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, emollient, diuretic, expectorant and laxative. It can be used to drink it in the form of tea or applied to the affected parts as a poultice.
The plantain is a plant that can be used to heal wounds, due to the great capacity it has to stop bleeding, even to control heavy menstruation.
The plantain leaves are used to heat them and then put them on the affected parts , either by wounds, inflammations, ulcers or insect bites. The root is also a powerful remedy to remove the venom from the rattlesnake.
Its seeds are excellent for making parasites disappear, and the distilled water of this plant is widely used as eye lotion , to treat irritations and eye infections.
Side effects of plantain
Generally, plantain administered orally does not have any side effects, but some people who are allergic to melon probably also are allergic to plantain . Special care must be taken in these cases.
How can plantain be prepared?
, cover and let it sit for ten minutes. Then you sneak it and you take it.
Juices can also be prepared with the leaves. Put a cup of cold water in the blender and two tablespoons of chopped leaves are liquefied very well and sneaks to take it on an empty stomach. Prepared in this way is very useful for stomach ulcers,
In this way we can realize that this plant is really beneficial to alleviate and prevent many health problems . If you have any of these conditions, do not hesitate to make a juice or a healthy tea from this plant, which will surely help you to improve those problems.
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