Scientific Name: Plantago lanceolata
Common Name: Ribgrass Plantain
Other Common Names:
Adhan As Sakhlah, Buckhorn
Plantain, Dar Yaprakli Sinirliot, English Plantain, Gechi Qulaghi, Lance-Leaved
Plantain, Llanten Menor, Narrowleaf Plantain, Plantain, Lance-Leaved, Rib Grass,
Ribgrass, Ribwort, Ribwort Plantain, Ripple Grass, Small Weegbree, Udhainat As
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 5-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Helps liver, weak lungs to fight colds, diarrhea, and digestive problems. Helps skin infections.
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (Ribgrass) Leaf juice is reputed to have blood cleansing properties, to strengthen weak lungs, and to fight colds, diarrhea and similar digestive complaints. Poultice of fresh leaves on wounds prevents infection.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.