Alternate Title

  • Plantago coronopus

Related Terms

  • Plantaginaceae (family), Plantago coronopus, Plantago coronopus L.
  • Note: This monograph only covers Plantago coronopus; however, other species of Plantago have been referred to as buckhorn plantain (not buckshorn), such as Plantago lanceolata.

Background

    Evidence Table

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      These uses have been tested in humans or animals. Safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider.

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    Tradition

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      The below uses are based on tradition, scientific theories, or limited research. They often have not been thoroughly tested in humans, and safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider. There may be other proposed uses that are not listed below.

    Dosing

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      The below doses are based on scientific research, publications, traditional use, or expert opinion. Many herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested, and safety and effectiveness may not be proven. Brands may be made differently, with variable ingredients, even within the same brand. The below doses may not apply to all products. You should read product labels, and discuss doses with a qualified healthcare provider before starting therapy.

    • Adults (18 years and older)

      • There is no proven safe or effective dose for buckshorn plantain in adults.
    • Children (younger than 18 years)

      • There is no proven safe or effective dose for buckshorn plantain in children.

    Safety

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      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. There is no guarantee of strength, purity or safety of products, and effects may vary. You should always read product labels. If you have a medical condition, or are taking other drugs, herbs, or supplements, you should speak with a qualified healthcare provider before starting a new therapy. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience side effects.

    • Allergies

      • Avoid in individuals with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to buckshorn plantain (Plantago coronopus) or its constituents.
    • Side Effects and Warnings

      • Insufficient available evidence.
    • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

      • Buckshorn plantain is not recommended in pregnant or breastfeeding women due to a lack of available scientific evidence.

    Interactions

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      Most herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested for interactions with other herbs, supplements, drugs, or foods. The interactions listed below are based on reports in scientific publications, laboratory experiments, or traditional use. You should always read product labels. If you have a medical condition, or are taking other drugs, herbs, or supplements, you should speak with a qualified healthcare provider before starting a new therapy.

    • Interactions with Drugs

      • Insufficient available evidence.
    • Interactions with Herbs and Dietary Supplements

      • Insufficient available evidence.

    Attribution

    • This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature edited and peer-reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration ().

    Bibliography

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      Natural Standard developed the above evidence-based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to . Selected references are listed below.

    • Caldes G, Prescott B, King JR. Potential antileukemic substance present in Globularia alypum. Planta Medica (Germany) 1975;27:72-76.
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    • Darias V, Martin-Herrera D, Abdala S, et al. Plants used in urinary pathologies in the Canary Islands. Pharmaceutical Biology 2001;39(3):170-180.