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Old 06-28-2011, 10:08 AM   #1
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So I googled how to kill the pesky plantain weed...


And I found out it actually is a pretty cool weed!

If you have a little spare time, this is worth the read:

http://www.prairielandherbs.com/plantain.htm

Cliffnotes: It was brought here by europeans because they ate it like spinach, it is used for many many medicinal purposes etc.

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Old 06-28-2011, 10:35 AM   #2
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And I found out it actually is a pretty cool weed!

If you have a little spare time, this is worth the read:

http://www.prairielandherbs.com/plantain.htm

Cliffnotes: It was brought here by europeans because they ate it like spinach, it is used for many many medicinal purposes etc.

My wife just cooked up a mess last week. Tastes a lot like spinich.

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My wife just cooked up a mess last week. Tastes a lot like spinich.
And that's a good thing?
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Cool! When I was little my best friends grandmother taught us about using plantain for sunburn and making a poltace for skinned knees and such. Didn't know it could be eaten or made into tea.
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So I googled how to kill the pesky plantain weed...


If you like spinich. I have eaten that stuff my whole life. Yea my mom would use it for first aid.
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