Tincture of fresh Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) 1:2 25%
Plantago lanceolata, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 2 - 4 ml three times a day, unless otherwise prescribed.
Common name: Ribwort Plantain
Part used: Leaves
Habitat: Commonly found in grassy areas in Britain, Europe and in many temperate regions.
Constituents: Iridoid glycosides, phenylpropaoid glycosides, phenolic acids, triterpenes, flavonoids, minerals, mucilage and polysaccharides in seeds
Actions: Astringent, Anti-inflammatory, demulcent, anti-haemorrhagic, vulnerary
Traditional and current uses:
• Disorders of the respiratory or upper respiratory tract such as coughs, hayfever, catarrh, asthma, chest infections
• Chronic inflammation of the gastro-intestinal tract
• Cystitis with blood in urine
• Topically: as a compress on a minor wound or irritated skin
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