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Plantago major

Plantago major

Plantago major L. Engl.: common plantain, broad-leafed plantain, great plantain, greater plantain, plantain, rib-grass, ribwort, ripple-grass, waybread, white man's foot. Deu.: Breitwegerich, Grosser Wegerich, Wegbreit. Suom.: piharatamo. Sven.: groblad, gårdsgroblad, vägbräddblad, åkergroblad. Dan.: glat vejbred. Fran.: grand plantain, plantain majeur. Pre-Linnaean: Plantago, Plantago foliis ovatis glabris.

Plantain.

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[image:30779 hspace=1] Classic texts: Hool 1918.

Plantago.

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Classic texts: Scudder's Materia Medica, 1898: Narcotics.

Wildpflanzen an Wegen.

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[image:14632 node=10110]Classic texts: WaldFeld 1947.

111. Plantagineae.

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Classic texts: Sayre 1917.

Plantago Major.

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Classic texts: Petersen 1905.

Plantago Major.

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Classic texts: Journals: Ellingwood 1908.

Plantago.

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Classic texts: Felter 1922.

Quick fix: bleeding.

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Problems:
Henriette's herbal blog: Styptics will stop bleeding.

Hints'n'tips

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Henriette's herbal blog: Things I've jotted down here and there.

Photo: Plantago major 5.

You can make a lot of plantain syrup if you have a few dozen people to pick the plantain for you ... that's at least a 5-liter kettle, possibly even larger. Perheniemi, Iitti, Finland. Processed. 2005-07-12.

Acanthus.

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Henriette's herbal blog.

Photo: Plantago major 4.

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Plants. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2004-08-20.

Photo: Plantago major 3.

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Plants. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2004-08-20.

Photo: Plantago major 2.

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Seedheads. Kullaa, Finland. Wild. 2000-08-28.

Photo: Plantago major.

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Flowers. The leaves and seeds are medicinal. It's common in Finland, unlike other Plantago species. These particular plants are the biggest specimens I've ever seen. Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 1995-07-01.

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