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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
P. lanceolata shares its medicinal effects with its close relative, Plantago major. However, P. lanceolata seems to exert more of its effects internally, while P. major is a good plant for external use.
P. major leaves have been used as a wound healing
Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal, Antihistamine, Astringent, Diuretic, Expectorant, Vulnerary
Capsules: 400mg, TID. Tincture (1:1, 25%), 2-4 ml TID. Infusion: 2 tsp/cup, TID. Fresh juice, 5-15 ml TID. Salve or compress applied as needed.