Plantain is an household plant. Both adults and children like it. Plantain have many health benefits.
The green leaf of plantain is very useful for treating diabetes. Simply
boil the fresh leaves in water. Drink a glassful twice daily. Pregnant
women should not take this preparation.
Plantain sap offers quick relief for nervousness and even hysteria. It
calms the system and promotes sleep.
Take two dessertspoons twice daily.
It also brings relief from those suffering from dysentry, diarrhea and
The leaves of plantain is useful against skin rashes and urns as well
as convulsion. Grind some plantain leaves into powder.
Mix four dessert
spoons of the powder with palmkernel oil or vegetable run and apply to
the affected parts. In cases of convulsion, apply to the whole body.
The peel of both the ripe and unripe plantain is cure for stomach
ulcer. Dry the peels and grind to ashes. Mix one tablespoon of the
powder with some honey, then lick. Twice daily.
The rosted plantain fruit is good for men with weak erection and low
sperm count. Make a habit of eating two roasted plantain daily.