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.

093. Plantago major.

093. Plantago major. Gamla texter: Svensk Botanik, band 2, 1803. Text Conrad Quensel, illustration J. W. Palmstruch.

Plantago.

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

Quick fix: bleeding.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Styptics will stop bleeding.

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Photo: Plantago major 5.

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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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Photo: Plantago major 4.

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

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