Ribwort plantain, narrowleaf plantain, English plantain, ribleaf, lamb’s tongue
Plantago Lanceolata is a perennial herb that reaches a height of 5 to 50 centimeters. It grows worldwide and favors meadows and roadsides. Its flowers are relatively small because they are wind-pollinated and there is no need to attract insects.
The extract of Plantago lanceolata has traditionally been used in folk medicine for wound treatment and insect bites. Some consider it the most important natural remedy of all. In cosmetics, it is popular because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
In cosmetics, the extract of Plantago lanceolata reduces irritation and inflammation. It has astringent and antioxidant properties and supports the skin's natural healing processes.