Plantago(Mother Tincture)

Tincture of whole fresh plant, of the root is used to make the medicine.

Common Name: Plantain

Causes & Symptoms for Plantago

  • Plantago is a remedy for toothache, gumboil, gum abscess.
  • The neuralgic pains of teeth, ears, and face are characteristic of Plantago.
  • Toothache with earache is relieved with Plantago.
  • Neuralgia resulting from tobacco.
  • Applied locally to gums, temple, and cheek, removes the pain.
  • Redness, swelling, vesicles on hands and face.
  • Inflammatory affections of skin and involvement of cellular tissue.

Mind and Head

Impatient, restless, great mental prostration, worse by mental exertion is relieved with Plantago.

Severe pain in left side of head, from forehead extending deep into brain indicates Plantago.

Itching of scalp is relieved with Plantago.

Eyes, ear, nose

Sharp pain in eyes, lightning-like stitches over left eye, lids sore, swollen.

Ciliary neuralgia from decayed teeth is relieved with Plantago.

For Earaches, Inflammation of middle ear. Sticking pain in ears is relieved with Plantago.

Frequent sneezing, with sudden attacks of profuse, watery, bland coryza, watery discharge.

Relief for sharp pains between ears and teeth Plantago works well.

Mouth and Throat

Dry, scaly eruption on lower lip. Aphthae in children.

Toothache, better while eating, violent pain in left upper molars, gums bleed easily.

A remedy for toothache, gumboil, gum abscess

Soreness and swelling of submaxillary glands on both sides.

Plantago lessens the pain from a toothache, pain that goes into ears or eyes.

Grinding teeth during sleep.

Stomach and abdomen

Violent griping, especially upper abdomen. Pain in abdominal muscles with heaviness of stomach as from a stone, even after a light meal.

Stool and Anus

Painful blood piles, Worms.

Its local uses is as an application to inflamed and painful piles.

Urinary complaints

Plantago is useful in enuresis, tingling with unpleasant itching in meatus.

Plantago relieves large quantities, clear, frequent, very dark red, of strong odor of urine.

Female complaints

Inflammation of the glands breasts, Mastitis.


Pain in sacrum.

Great pain and stiffness in left leg and knee. 


Eruption on forehead. Small, red, rough, scaly erythematous patches size of pea. 

Plantago is useful in all affections of the skin with irritation, pain, heat,

Erythema, burns, bruises, incised wounds, bites of animals chilblains, frostbite is relieved with Plantago.


The pains are tearing, boring, bruised abscess.

Plantago tincture is great for infections and pain relief.

Worse By contact, mental exertion, by motion, heat and cold, cold air, sharp wind, heat of room.

Side effects of Plantago

There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given. 

It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc. 

Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.

Dosage and rules while taking Plantago

Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.

We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.

Precautions while taking Plantago

Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use. 

Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication. 

Dr. Reckeweg Plantago Major Q (MT) - 20ml

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