50 Graines Plantain, Plantago lanceolata

50 Graines Plantain, Plantago lanceolata

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Plantain, narrow plantain, Plantago Lanceolata | Graines reproductibles, Graines Non Traitées

Plantain, Plantago Lanceolata.

50 seeds

Plantago Lanceolata, Plantain lanceolate, narrow plantain or " grass with five seams or five ribs1 " is a Herbaceous plant VIVACE of Family of Plantaginaceae.

It is a plant of medium size (15-50 CM), which takes variable forms according to the richness of the environment, theSunfish and theHydromorphy of the ground.

The leaves of the lanceolate plantain are in the shape of a spearhead (lanceolate) and arranged in basal rosette; The 3–5 almost parallel protruding ribs are marked.

The flowers are arranged in more or less elongated cylindrical spikes at the top of a long shaft.

  • Qualities : astringent, healing; use against inflammation, hemorrhoids
  • Unlike other parts of the plant, its pollen has no beneficial virtues and can cause allergic rhinitis between May and July.
  • The plantain is used first against all diseases of the respiratory organs and especially in the event of engorgement of the lungs, coughing, poppy, pulmonary asthma, even In case of pulmonary tuberculosis to disinfect the respiratory tract. At the beginning of XXe century, the abbot Johann Künzle (de), Herbalist popular Switzerland, writes that " Plantain is used, whatever the species, with the root, the plant with the leaves, the flower and the seeds. It purifies like no other plant can do it blood, lungs and stomachs and is indicated for this reason for anemic people or whose blood is of poor quality, whose lungs and kidneys are weak, which are pallor Maladive, who have exanthema, dartres or who coughs, who are wrapped, and remain thin as nails even if they are gave them like geese ”4.
  • The plantain is used as an infusion (1 teaspoon curved of leaves with 1/4 liter of water, leave to infuse briefly), in poultice crushed leaves or syrup4.
  • Against the bites (mosquitoes, wasps, nettles ...) and itching, rub one or more leaves on the place of the bite until it extracts the juice.
  • Fresh leaves, rich in mucilage, can be used in poultices to stop bleeding or treat the bulbs.

The whole plant is edible (leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds). Young tender leaves, with a mushroom taste, eat raw in salads, the tierceiver leafy leaves are consumed cooked in soup or as a vegetable5,6.

For animal feeding see Grand Plantain. Plantains are common in permanent meadows where they resist trampling and overgrazing.

In the countryside, this plantain was used to play the game of " Catapult ". He consisted of making a loop with the floral peduncle and then shooting violently on the latter sliding in the ring. The pyramid cone of the plantain flower cannot pass through the loop was ejected as by a catapult7.

 Contents subject to the CC-BY-SA 3.0license. Source : Article Plantago Lanceolata by Wikipedia in French (Authors)

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