Survival Food from the Wild: Plantains- plantain isn't considered very tasty but it has several topical / medicinal applications. Video also goes into eating older dandelion's...the bottoms of the stems & also feeding & drying plantain & dandelion to feed your rabbits.
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Plantain is best recognized as the plant that you make a poultice using your teeth and apply it to a fresh cut to stop infection and stop bleeding. There is a truly a plethora of health benefits when using plantain as herbal medicine. ,,,, best in the field of blood poisoning treatment. Michael Tierra, L.Ac., O.M.D. states that plantain is an herb that will “dry excess moisture and remove excess fat where toxins are retained.”
10 Wild Plants You Can Eat **Do NOT eat the flower stems of dandelion. Glue in stick form, really bitter. Remove all stem, the rest is really good for you and the roots can help prevent kidney stones, and clear deposits from pill coatings out of the liver. Change the water after 5 min., to remove bitter taste. It's still packed with vitamins. Flower heads make a great wine.
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