February 13, 2016

Great Plantain

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How does Great Plantain work?

Great plantain contains substances which might help decrease inflammation, decrease mucous (phlegm) production, and open airways. It might also have activity against bacteria and fungi.

Are there safety concerns?

Great plantain is possibly safe when taken by mouth by most adults. It may cause some side effects including diarrhea and low blood pressure.

Avoid using great plantain on the skin. It can cause allergic skin reactions.

Do not use great plantain if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to plantains or melon.

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