Plantago Major.

Botanical name: 

Syn.—Plantain leaves.
P. E.—Whole plant.
N. O.—Plantaginaceae.
N. H.—America and Europe.

Properties: Alterative, diuretic, hemostatic.

Use: Very good remedy in facial neuralgia in which the submaxillary nerves are involved. In such cases it is beneficial in toothache.

The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.