Plantago Major Seeds 10 Grams/0.35 Oz Pack
It grows in meadows, river valleys, among birch forests, on the outskirts of fields and roads, near dwellings, in vegetable gardens, in damp, lighted places. Blooms in June - August. In scientific medicine, plantain is used in the form of an infusion and fresh juice from leaves, as well as juice from the leaves of plantain large and juice from plantain grass for anacid gastritis, gastritis, enteritis and enterocolitis, acute and chronic colitis, preserved with alcohol and sodium metabisulfite. The leaves are part of cough teas, and the infusion, prepared from 1 tablespoon of crushed leaves in a glass of boiling water, infused for 15 minutes in a water bath, is taken 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day as an expectorant. The juice is prescribed as a bitterness to whet the appetite. Clinical studies have shown that the juice of freshly harvested leaves is effective for long-term chronic colitis and has a positive effect on wound healing. Under the influence of juice, an increase in the secretory function of the stomach was noted. The use of juice for gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer has also yielded positive results, and currently psyllium preparations are approved for medical use in these diseases. Some tonic effect of psyllium preparations was also noted - in most people, their appetite improved, weight gain was observed, the hemoglobin content in the blood increased, and working capacity improved. An improvement was noted in patients with neurasthenia, atherosclerosis, chronic cholecystitis. Plantain preparations are considered a good remedy for respiratory diseases, whooping cough, pulmonary tuberculosis, and chronic nephritis. Currently, an aqueous extract of plantain leaves is produced in the form of a powder - plantaglucid. The drug has an antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory effect, enhances the secretion of gastric juice. It is prescribed for gastric ulcer with low acidity and hypacid gastritis. Plantain seeds, due to the content of a large amount of mucus, are used as an enveloping agent, and also as a good laxative for chronic constipation; they have a good effect on colitis and enterocolitis. In folk medicine, plantain has long been used as a wound healing agent, hemostatic for cuts, it is also prescribed for fistulas, abscesses, and burns. A decoction of the leaves is used for gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, tuberculosis, cough, kidney disease and in other cases. The plant is used in Tibetan medicine for diarrhea, and in Chinese medicine - as a wound healing, hemostatic and diuretic. In addition, Chinese doctors prescribe plantain for chronic bronchitis, pleurisy, and in combination with other drugs - for chronic nephritis. The seeds are used for diabetes mellitus, dyspepsia, as an expectorant, for infertility, eye diseases. In veterinary practice, dry leaf powder is used for dusting wounds and anthrax carbuncles.
10 grams contains 50,000 seeds.