|old tub of salve plantain from my medicine cabinet|
|the area that Adam cleared of brush that day|
|plantain seed stalk|
|one healthy plantain plant|
|The center bed is a shade bed for flowers.|
All the green stuff around it is my plantain bed!!
But he gathered big handfuls of straight plantain leaves, ripped them up and crushed them, and rubbed them vigorously all up and down his lower legs.
The next morning he told me his poison ivy has dried up. It's stopped oozing and is scabbing over. I can't tell you how amazing that is! His poison ivy never, ever does that on its own. He even used the word "miraculous," which is something, coming from a pastor.
And I'm feeling ever so slightly vindicated. :)