pain and swelling (inflammation), decrease mucous (phlegm) production, and open airways. It might also be able to kill bacteria and fungi.
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diarrhea and low blood pressure.
It might be UNSAFE to apply great plantain to the skin. It can cause allergic skin reactions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use great plantain if you are pregnant. Great plantain can affect the uterus and might increase the chance of having a miscarriage.
Not enough is known about the safety of using great plantain if you are breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Melon allergy: People who are allergic to melons might also be allergic to great plantain. Avoid use if you have this type of allergy.
Plantain allergy: Avoid using great plantain if you are allergic to any member of the plantain family.
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