Freeze Dried Plantain

Putting some away for a rainy day
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Reva
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I did a freeze dry on my wild crafted Plantain. I set the final drying time shelf temperature at 95 degrees. Wondering if I should lower the shelf temperature some more. I am under the impression that 100 is too
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warm but don’t know if there is an ideal temp.
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Doc Jones United States of America
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Looks great.

Cooler and darker is always better.
annett
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Regarding plantain and not heating it up:
A friend asked me why Rosemary Gladstar would have a hot infusion recipe that includes plantain if medicinal properties are lost when it's heated up. From Doc's plantain module, I think I understand that some constituents, not all, are lost in heating plantain. Is that right? And does anyone know which are reserved if in a hot tea and which are lost when heated?
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annett wrote:Regarding plantain and not heating it up:
A friend asked me why Rosemary Gladstar would have a hot infusion recipe that includes plantain if medicinal properties are lost when it's heated up. From Doc's plantain module, I think I understand that some constituents, not all, are lost in heating plantain. Is that right? And does anyone know which are reserved if in a hot tea and which are lost when heated?

It's the aucubin that isn't very heat stable. So, if you are after the anti-inflammatory properties, don't heat it up. Otherwise everything else is OK in a hot tea.
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