- The leaves of Broadleaf Plantain are an amazing wound herb.
- Rubbed on parts of the body stung by insects, nettles, etc., or as an application to burns and scalds, the leaves give relief and will stop the bleeding of minor wounds.
- The fresh leaves are applied externally whole or bruised in the form of a poultice.
- The small mucilaginous seeds have been employed as a substitute for linseed.
- A decoction of Plantain was considered good in disorders of the kidneys.
- The powdered dried leaves, taken in drink, was thought to destroy worms.
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