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PLANTAIN: Your go-to anti-itch remedy! (and how to make your own plantain oil)

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PLANTAIN: Your go-to anti-itch remedy! (and how to make your own plantain oil)

Do not be confused by the name, this is not the banana like plant you may be thinking of. This Plantain is a leafy plant that belongs to the Plantago Genus. As well as being edible and full of vitamins, this plant also has many medicinal uses. Plantain had been adopted as a natural medicine since prehistoric times and is especially well known for it's anti-itch properties. PLANTAIN (PLANTAGO MAJOR) There are many natural home remedies to help "relieve" itching, discomfort and in some cases even severe pain from insect bites and stings. Over the years we have personally tried...

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