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Another nutritional gold mine in your backyard... plantain, Plantago major. Plantain leaves have antiseptic properties so they make a great first aid remedy for cuts and scrapes and bug and bee stings. Use the leaf straight from the yard to press on a bug bite or wound or make a tincture or a salve to have on hand in your first aid cabinet. Plantain is also a very nutritious green, loaded with fiber, potassium, calcium, zinc and vitamins A, C and K and acts as an anti inflammatory, analgesic and antibiotic and immune stimulating properties . #plantainleaf #plantagomajor

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