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Plantago major (Plantain)

Plantago major


Plantain is a time-honored herbal remedy for treating minor skin complaints.

As with many useful botanicals, Plantain is considered a common weed for many gardeners, but it it has been used as an edible green, and has an anti-inflammatory effect when applied to the skin.

Plantain is rich in allantoin, a skin soothing anti-psoriatic, and is known to relieve itching and swelling from insect stings and bites, poison ivy rash and allergic reactions.

Organic Plantain leaf extract is an important component of Alchemilla's Calming Salvebotanical remedy.

Skin Care Benefits:
Anti-irritant, Astringent, Demulcent, Emollient, Antimicrobial, Diuretic

Alchemilla Products Containing this Herb:

Bath and Body
- Plantain Chickweed Body Lotion

Herbal Remedies
- Calming Salve

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