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Ribbed/Sword Plantain

Plantago lanceolata

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Food and Medicinal Uses:

Young leaves are edible.

Rich in vitamins A, C, and K.

Has antiseptic properties, and used on cuts, wounds, rashes, insect bites, and blisters.

Treats rheumatism and muscle pain, and eases stomach upset.

Medicine for sore throat, laryngitis, coughs, bronchitis, and headaches.

Anti-inflammatory and coagulant.

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