Posts tagged as wounds

Plant wonders: plantain against cough, bruises, gastritis

Monday, June 8, 2020

The broadleaf plantain (Plantago major) is commonly used for bruises and wounds. Latvia is also home to one with narrower leaves, which is one of the most popular ingredients in cough syrups, says doctor and expert of pharmaceutics Vija Eniņa. Both broadleaf and narrow-leaf plantain have similar effects and can be ingested. The narrow-leaf one is easier to cultivate, so it is more frequently used in industrial production. Plantain grows in places…

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A rocket hit an oil-drilling site in Iraq’s southern Basra province early Wednesday, striking inside a compound housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously, Iraqi officials said. According to security official Mahdi Raykan, a Katyusha rocket landed at dawn in the Zubair and Rumeila oil fields camp, operated by the Iraqi Drilling company, where Exxon Mobil and other foreign oil companies have tents. Exxon Mobil,…