Plantain

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Plantain is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Plantain

Plantain in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Description

Historical Use of Plantain in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "botanical materials and preparations were also described for the treatment of epilepsy. These included: white hellebore contained within a split radish; root of the panaces (heraclion) in a drink with seal's rennet; plantain; betony; agaric in oxymel; leaves of cinquefoil; archezostis; dried root of baccar plus coriander; centunculus in vinegar or honey or hot water; varvain taken in wine; crushed berries of hyssop; peucedanus and seal's rennet taken in a drink; scammony in beaver-oil; hippophaestron; senecio."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 171
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 171.
Primary Source: Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus, Natural History: Books XXV to XXXII (Translated Jones WHS 1951 and Translated Jones WHS in 1963)

Background

Synonymns for Plantain

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Plantain

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Plantain in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Cheryl Lans
Do recent research studies validate the medicinal plants used in British Columbia, Canada for pet diseases and wild animals taken into temporary care?
J Ethnopharmacol: 2019, 236;366-392
[PubMed:30772483] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Safety

Allergies

Side Effect and Warnings

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects