The best use of plants and herbal teas for external use Aside from inhalation, the following herbal preparations are highly useful for topical care of local injuries, bruises and infections. Inhaling medicinal plants : Inhalation is very beneficial in cases of lung disease. This preparation is intended to enter the lower respiratory tract; the pulmonary alveoli are very favorable to absorption and very richly irrigated, but the organism fights against the presence of exogenous substances thanks to the mucus and the bronchial cilia. To have a good activity of the active ingredients and to reduce the side effects, it is necessary to respect this defense system. Here’s how to do it...See article
Plantain - Pack Leaf 250g
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Plantain - Pack Leaf 250g
PLANTAIN SHEET CUT IPHYM Herbs Plantago lanceolata L.
Latin name: Plantago lanceolata L.
Common names: Grand plantain, Plantain birds, common plantain, broadleaf plantain
Parts used: Leaf
Properties PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
Plantain has anti-inflammatory properties (apigenin) and antispasmodic smooth muscle in the respiratory tract. The anti-inflammatory properties may be due to inhibition of the production of nitric oxide NO by macrophages. Plantain is antihistamine, it inhibits mast cell degranulation. The phenylethanoid (acteoside and plantamajoside) inhibit in vitro 5-lipoxygenase. The aucuboside acids and inhibit cyclo-oxygenase. Intravenous administration induces interferon formation. This is an antioxidant plant, there is an inhibition of lipid peroxidation. It is also an antitussive and mucolytic plant by inflammation of the upper airways (mucilage, tannins). Plantain is very antibacterial especially by the effect of the fresh plant (aucuboside). It is antiviral vis-a-vis Herpes virus (caffeic acid), immuno-modulating, (increase of TNF-alpha by polysaccharides) and potentially cancer. It is a hepatoprotective and cholesterol. This plant is also hemostatic, it promotes healing. In addition, it is also a demulcent, antipruritic, and an antihistamine.
Indications and uses PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
They are used plantain leaves in the following therapeutic indications:
- Fistulas, ulcers, hemorrhoids externally
- Insect bites (wasps, bees)
- Internal use: gastritis, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, colitis
- Bronchitis and laryngitis, asthma cough
Cons-indications with PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
- At high doses, plantain may have laxative effects and hypotensive
- Some people may have allergic reactions to plantain
Dosage PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
- Gastritis, Ulcer peptic, diarrhea, colitis
- Bronchitis and laryngitis
Infusion: 40 g / l, 10 minutes, 3 cups / day
- Insect bites +++ (wasps, bees)
- Fistulas, ulcers, hemorrhoids
1 night maceration of 40 g / l, bring to a boil then cool: in eye baths of mouth.
Botanical description PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
Perennial, native to the Mediterranean, Central Europe and temperate Asia, plantain adapts to uncultivated soils, sunny, on the edge of roads.
Plantain is not a bushy herb. Its leaves are gray-green, linear, lanceolate, acuminate with 5 ribs.
Pharmacology PLANTAIN SHEET CUT
Active ingredients: Mucilage, iridoids, phenylethanoid, flavonoids, tannins, phenolic acids, saponoside
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In antiquity, plantain remained a well-known and widely used plant . Beyond the pseudo-Apuleus who amply reported its use, there was during the 1st century AD, an author who held the plantain in great esteem. Like mallow, due to some of its properties, plantain is known to be an anti-inflammatory for both internal and external use . A little history While the followers of Hippocrates completely ignored the plant, Themison of Laodicea , a Greek physician, devoted an entire book to it. Dioscorides and Pliny supported him knowing how to distinguish between Plantago major and Plantago lanceolata . At the end of the Middle Ages, people spoke of “vulnerary water” or “arquebusade water”. It is...See article