Homemade Healing Salve 2 cups of olive or almond oil 1 tsp echinacea root (optional) 2 tablespoons comfrey leaf 2 tablespoons of plantain leaf (herb-not banana!) 1 tablespoon of calendula flowers (optional) 1/4 cup beeswax pastilles 1/2 tsp grapefruit seed extract or vitamin E oil to preserve
First aid ointment made with a common backyard "weed." My kids are going to love this.
Grandma Called it "Medicine Leaf" - Common Sense Homesteading (plantain).
Cultures around the world have used the plantain leaf (Plantago major) to help relieve health ailments for millennia.
The Health Benefits of the Plantain Leaf | LIVESTRONG.COM
Plantago Major - This property can also make the plantain leaf an effective relief for coughs caused by the flu, cold, and irritation.