Plantain leaves are high in anti-inflammatory compounds making the herb effective for all types of inflammation. The tannins in plantain have astringent properties which reduce inflammation and make it very efficient at fighting infection. It supports lung health and helps with irritation of the lungs. Its mucilage content reduces irritation which relieves dry cough. It moistens and coats the air passage with a protective layer which soothes and protects internal mucous membranes and prevents further irritation. Plantain has been used for digestive discomfort and impacted digestion. Rich in vitamins C, K and factor “T” which helps to stop bleeding.