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Plantain Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Musa Paradisiaca
Chinese Name
Fen Ba Jiao

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Action of Plantain

Nutrients in Plantain

Combines With

Parts Used

Whole Plant
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Plantain is a plant similar to Banana plant.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows upto 9 M.
Best used for Spider Bite.
It is the hybrid plant formed by the combination of Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana.

Difference between Plantain and Banana:

Plantain is larger, starchier, and lower in sugar.
Plantain can not be eaten raw like Banana. It needs to be cooked and eaten like a vegetable.
A ripe Plantain is black or yellow. A ripe Banana is yellow.


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Materia Medica for Plantain

Single Herb

Plantain for Skin Diseases

Fry the crushed flower of Plantain in Castor Oil. Bandage it over damaged skin.

Plantain for Swelling

Crush the Plantain root to obtain juice. Apply this juice over Swelling.

Plantain for Polyuria

Drink 5 ml juice of Plantain stem twice a day.

Plantain for Diaper Rash

Pluck fresh leaves of Plantain. Crush them. Apply on the affected part.
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