Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Nitinaht - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 115

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Scientific name: Plantago major L.
USDA symbol: PLMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Poultice of moist leaves placed on infections and boils.

RECRD: 47327 id: 28450