Ribwort (buckhorn) Plantago lanceolata L.

теснолист живовляк, Ribwort

Ribwort (buckhorn) / Plantago lanceolata is wildlife is a perennial herbaceous plant with a naked, leafy floral stem and leaves collected in the basal rosette. The leaves are short-handed, lanceolate, broad-leaved. The flowers are small, greenery. Blooms in June and October. It is found throughout the country in meadows, on damp grassy and sandy sites, along rivers and marshes.

For medical purposes Ribwort are used the leaves, the entire ground, the fresh juice and the plant seeds, which have a softening, early-healing, antimicrobial, laxative, anti-ulcer and diuretic action. Recommended for bronchitis and other respiratory tract infections, digestive disorders, gastritis with increased acidity of gastric juice, ulcer, enterocolitis, etc. Used in cough syrups.

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