Other FormsBuckhorn Bark
Buckhorn (Plantago lanceolata) is found throughout the cool temperate regions of the world. The dried leaves, dried herb and fresh plant of buckhorn can all be used for medicinal purposes. Buckhorn contains tannins, which demonstrate astringent effects, flavonoids, saponins, silica acid, aesculetin, and mucilages. Buckhorn has been used for the common cold, cough, bronchitis, fever, and inflammation. It can be used in both oral and topical formulas.
During early spring, buckthorn plant is an allergen. No other side effects have been reported. Buckhorn has no known interactions with other drugs.