Plantago asiatica,the Plantain Herb and Plantain Seed,a traditional herb for diuresis promoting and stranguria ,its introductions and applications.


Applications and Properties:


Plantain Herb Inducing diuresis to treat stranguria.
Removing dampness to arrest diarrhea.
Clearing away heat from the liver and improving vision.
Clearing away heat from the lung and resolving phlegm.
Treatment for diarrhea.
Speed Cirluation and repair damage tissue.
Depresses the secretion of mucous.
Prevent or relieve constipation/Fast acting bulk laxative.


Plantain Herb Lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Anticancer effects.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
Anti-inflammatory effects.
Staunches blood flow and encourages the repair of damaged tissue.
The CP noted for the Plantain Herb nature cold and taste sweet,enter into the liver,kidney,lung and small intestine meridians,main functions clear heat,prompt diuresis and stranguria,eliminating phlegm,cooling blood,detoxify,indicated for astringent pain of pyretic stranguria(heat strangury),dropsy(oedema) with oliguria,summer-heat and damp,diarrhea(loose bowels),phlegm-heat cough,blood ejection and spontaneous external bleeding,carbuncle sore,suggested dosage 9~30 grams,store at dry and ventilated places.

Safety and Toxicity:

Plantain HerbAucubin per os without inducing any apparent acute toxicity as well as gastric damage,ranging between 25.0~33.3% at 125.1mg/kg
Plantain decoction mice intravenous median lethal dose of 7.9g/kg.Pectin solution mice by intraperitoneal injection of lethal dose of 1.7g/kg;rats daily oral 2g/kg and 3g/kg, for 28 days,the dog daily oral 3g/kg and 5g/kg,for 3 week,showed no obvious abnormalities.


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  • Name:Plantain Seed Extract
  • Serie No:R020.
  • Specifications:10:1 TLC.
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:290-178-8
  • CAS:90082-86-3
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Plantago Ovata Seed Extract is an extract of the seeds of the plantain,Plantago ovata,Plantaginaceae
  • Other Names:Semen Plantaginis Extract.Plantago Asiatice,Plantago depressa willd,Ribwort,Snakeweed,Broadleaf-,Thickleaf-,broad-,round-leaved plantain,Semen plantaginis,psyllium seed,Plantago Ovata Seed,Plantain herb,Che Qian Zi,Che Qian Cao,Arnoglossa,Bazir Dam Bil,Broadleaf Plantain,Buyuk Sinirliot,Daum Sejumbok,Ekur Anjin,Gechi Qulaghi,Grote Weegbree,Lisan Al Hamal,Llanten Mayor,Meloh Kiloh,Oba-Ko,Otot Ototan,Sangka Buwah,Sangkubah,Sangkuwah,Sei Ohr Re,Sembung Otot,Suri Pandak,Tarkuz,Wegerlich.

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Plantain Seed Extract INCI Name Plantago Ovata Seed Extract EINECS ELINCS No 290-178-8 CAS 90082-86-3

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