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Plantago lanceolata

Smalkjempe    Svartkämpar Lancet-Vejbred Ribwort Plantain

 

Common in Denmark, southern Sweden and Norway.

 

Prefers drier areas. The young leaves can be chopped and used in salads, or sauté them.

 

Has been used as a poultice on badly healing wounds and varicose ulcers. Emergency dressing for cuts. (ca. 1600). Tend to use plasters nowadays.

 

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