The herb plantain, often considered a weed, holds powerful skin-healing properties in its broad, heavily veined leaves. Varieties included common plantain, Plantago major, and English plantain, Plantago lanceolata. Native Americans called plantain "white man's footprint" because the herb arrived on this continent with European settlers.
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