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Sunrise: 05.09 am   Sunset: 09.03 pm Ribwort plantain leaves are a good source of calcium, phosphate, potassium, and sodium, as well as cobalt and copper trace elements. It is said to improve animal health and the flavour of milk. Ribwort plantain also has medicinal uses: Ribwort plantain is a safe and effective treatment for bleeding, it quickly staunches blood flow and encourages the repair of damaged tissue. The leaves contain mucilage, tannin and… Read More

Sunrise 08:07 am      Sunset: 04:34 pm This species of plantain growing in every meadow and was a onetime fodder plant. Curtis, in his Flora Londonensis, says: ‘The farmers in general consider this species of plantain as a favourite food of sheep and hence it is frequently recommended in the laying down of meadow and pasture land, and the seed is for that purpose kept in the shops.’ Its cultivation was never… Read More

29th May 2012:

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