Though many people consider it a weed, plantain has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. It has many health benefits that go overlooked, as this weed is much more than a nuisance in your garden.
Plantain is a type of herb that grows as a weed in many areas, including playgrounds, parking lots, and gardens. Though it is often disregarded as a nuisance, it has also been used for medicinal purposes for a long time.
Plaintain leaves have the ability to reduce inflammation related to injury or illness. It can even help the process of healing a wound by not only reducing inflammation but also by blocking microbial growth and even relieving pain.
Plantain tea has a slightly earthy flavor with a subtle hint of fruit. It has a deep, smooth flavor and an overall pleasant taste with a slight hint of a honey background. Many people enjoy it with a sweetener such as honey, sugar, or maple syrup.
Ingredient– One cup boiling water– 1 tablespoon dried plantain leaves or 2-3 tablespoons fresh plantain leaveEquipment– Kettle– Mug– StrainerStep by Step Instruction:Step One: Boil WaterStep Two: Add the Water to the TeaStep Three: Strain the Tea