As always, make absolutely sure you know you have the right plant before you use it, and it is also a good idea to consult with your doctor.
Plaintain is healing in all sorts of ways. It is antibacterial and antimicrobial, which is why it is so healing for the skin. It can relieve diarrhea, and it can help a cough by assisting in expelling phlegm. Some say it can slow the growth of staph and TB bacteria. It eases heartburn and indigestion, and is also a diuretic. Plantain can stop bleeding and relieve pain, and it's no surprise that some believe it to be one of the most versatile of herbal medicines.
Readers, do you use any herbal remedies?