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Plant wonders: plantain against cough, bruises, gastritis

Monday, June 8, 2020

The broadleaf plantain (Plantago major) is commonly used for bruises and wounds. Latvia is also home to one with narrower leaves, which is one of the most popular ingredients in cough syrups, says doctor and expert of pharmaceutics Vija Eniņa. Both broadleaf and narrow-leaf plantain have similar effects and can be ingested. The narrow-leaf one is easier to cultivate, so it is more frequently used in industrial production. Plantain grows in places…