Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

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Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 07-04-2016 11:51 PM

I don't know if I was off focus while driving in the late/early hours but I swore I heard a Coast guest mention Plantain to George Noory. He pronounced it "plant chE an". :)

One common name is Jewel Weed. If you live off the grid even a little bit and try your best to let Mum Nature return her many f(l)avors to you for the taking. You'd call this weed a jewel too! :D

Whatever you do don't kill it or call it a weed. The definition of a weed is, "Any plant growing out of place". Or maybe this medicinal freebee is growing all over your place! :mrgreen: That's your smiling face once you see this.

Enjoy the read that Native American's and early pioneers knew about for centuries.

Bookmark this'n for sure!

http://wellnessmama.com/4638/plantain-herb-profile/


Also being higher than spinach in vitamin C use dandelion (hint of bitter) leaves in salads, also it's roots raw or dried, yellow flowers fried and stems in salads are all edible too! :hugesmile :hugesmile

:P Be mindful where you've sprayed 'dem damn weeds last week as you might be eating them today! :oops:

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Re: Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

Post by Doka » 07-08-2016 11:04 AM

Hi MK11, when I read this, the 1st thing that came to my mind was Plantain, which is in the banana family. But, I learned something new re: Jewel Weed, it sure looks familiar , have to pay more attention to my weed pulling. :D

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What is a Plantain? Plantains vs. Bananas?

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Re: Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 07-08-2016 11:28 AM

Well Doka something new is something enjoyed most times. I've wanted to have a deep wood splinter to try a plantain mulched/ wet bandage to see it get raised right out of my skin. :shock: :lol: Just joking but it must work wonders for slivers of metal shavings, glass fragments so tiny and wood slivers all so painful! :oops:

It's lays so low to the ground when we mow it mostly gets missed completely except when it's 7-8" tall and narrow stalks are flowering. :D I've actually mowed around large leaved dandelions saved for salads and white clover patches left for the honeybees. :mrgreen:

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Re: Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

Post by Doka » 07-08-2016 12:19 PM

I really enjoy working and learning about herbs always fun to learn about the new(to me) that are right under my nose. I have several herb books, to help identify and the usage.

Are you sure it wasn't about bananas? HA! :confused:
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Re: Don't "prevent" Jewel Weed/ the lowly Plantain herb!

Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 07-09-2016 10:34 PM

Doka wrote:Hi MK11, when I read this, the 1st thing that came to my mind was Plantain, which is in the banana family. But, I learned something new re: Jewel Weed, it sure looks familiar , have to pay more attention to my weed pulling. :D

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What is a Plantain? Plantains vs. Bananas?

http://grabemsnacks.com/what-is-a-plantain.html
It might have been about bananas. I was not aware of plantain being in the banana family of plant species! That being noted by you means it's a jewel for our health and well being. So no Roundup spraying and no mowing if your mowers' blades can barely reach low enough to cut it! :lol:

The plantain/jewel weed I view in the yard is has a dark green lobed leaf X 3 or 4 leaves. Maybe we are not zeroed in on the same plant. :?

Being true survivalists Native American's used trial and error picking out the good plants to benefit their health and nutrition. Any errors in taste testing may have resulted in a shallow unmarked grave! :oops:

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