Z2H: Day 8

I already had an “about” page, but I have added a little bit of text and a couple of photos.  The top photos is narrow-leaved plantain in bloom (a completely different plantain than the banana relative).  Although commonly considered a weed, it (and the closely related common plantain) also has medicinal uses.    One simple, but really useful, way to use plantain is to make a poultice for  insect stings and bites.   Rub (or chew, if that doesn’t gross you out) the leaf up, then apply to bite or sting.

Here’s an image of common plantain:



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