Carter Track Plant
CARTER TRACK PLANT, GREATER PLANTAIN
English - Carter track plant, Greater plantain
Hindi - Baartang, Lahuriya,
Lahuras, Easaphgoal, Gul Karthe
Marathi - Baatrang
Latin - Plantago syllium, Plantago asiatica
Carter track plant is cool and dry. It is anodyne. Mostly, spogel seed (isbgol) is used for the treatment of bascillary dysentery or diarrhoea caused by heat but Indian track plant is used for the treatment of loose motions caused by cold. Make a decoction by boiling the root or leaves of crater track plant. Drinking this decoction provides relief in fever (visham jwar).