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Dried Greater Plantain

Dried Greater Plantain


Dried Greater Plantain Leaf (30 gms



30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 10 Generously Heaped Tblsps



LATIN NAME - Plantago Major



Also Known As:



  • Common Plantain
  • Soldier's Herb
  • Broad Leaved Plantain
  • Rat Tail Plantain
  • Way Bread
  • Hoary Plantain
  • White Man's Foot



Greater Plantain  is an Herbaceous Perennial Plant that Grows a Rosette of Leaves from  the Base of the Plant.   The Distinctive Oval Shaped Leaves have a Ruffled Texture that Stand Erect and Generally Grow from Between 2-8 inches and have 5-9 Distinctive Veins that run  the Length of the Leaf.  On Breaking a Leaf in Half these Elastic like Veins can be Easily Seen.



The Flowers are Small, Greenish-Brown with Purple Stamens that are  Produced in a Dense Spike 2–6 inches long on the  top of a Stem that can Rise High above the Foliage.  



Greater Plantain is a very Common Garden Weed that can be found Easily on Roadsides, Grassland, Waste Land and Cultivated Grounds.





    Use Greater Plantain when Performing Spells & Rituals for:


    • Healing
    • Protection




    • Gender - Feminine
    • Planet -  Venus
    • Element -  Earth


    Greater Plantain is useful for Spells Related to Healing, Protection and Strength and is said to be Beneficial  as a Charm against Snakebites.


    Use Greater Plantain to Enhance the Effect of other Herbs when Performing Rituals or Spells.




    Greater Plantain is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of :


    • Lung Complaints
    • Pain Relief
    • Swelling
    • Decreasing Mucus
    • Opening Airways
    • Coughs
    • Mouth Sores
    • Obesity
    • Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding




    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin  C
    • Vitamin K
    • Iridoid Glycosides  
    • Flavonoids
    • Tannins
    • Oleanilic Acid
    • Silicic Acid
    • Zinc
    • Potassium
    • Iron


    The Combined  Nutrients in Greater Plantain is Believed to Beneficial to Help to Keep Bones and Teeth Strong, It Support Good Eye Health, Boosts the Immune System and Helps  Wound Coagulation, that will Allow Faster Healing.


    Plantain has a Traditional  History for use in General Weakness of the Nervous System as well as being Beneficial for Chronic Skin Conditions and and it has Long  been Regarded as a Versatile and Nourishing and Tonic.  It may also help Kill Bacteria and Fungi.

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