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 Plantain Plant?

Answer The plantain (Plantago major) is a perennial, herbaceous plant native to Europe and naturalized throughout the Americas. Its name is derived from the Latin plantago, meaning "sole of the foot." ... Read More »
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Can you eat a plantain raw?

On One Hand: Yes, You Can Eat Raw PlantainsPlantains are most often fried or baked, because doing so breaks down some of the starch that makes it rough on the digestive system to eat them raw. Eati... Read More »
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Is a plantain an aphrodisiac?

Plantains have long been used as an aphrodisiac and are still considered so in many cultures, including the Native Americans. The banana-like fruit is also used to treat bee stings, insect bites, m... Read More »
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Uses for Plantain Stems?

The stem of a plantain or banana plant contain fibers rich in medicinal qualities. Musa x paradisiaca is the scientific name for this plant. You can use the stem and peel fiber to make tea, though ... Read More »
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When is a plantain ripe?

Plaintains can be used in various stages of ripeness, though their flavor changes over time as starches turn to sugars. When a plantain is green, it is very starchy and fibrous. As the fruit blacke... Read More »
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