Psyllium (Plantago Ovata)
Psyllium husk, Sat-Isabgol, Indian Plantago, Plantago Ishagula, Isabgol, Flea, Ispaghua, Spogel, Plantago Psyllium, Isaphgol, Plantago Isabgula, Plataginis Ovata Testa.Psyllium husk comes from the crushed seeds of the plantago ovata plant. Psyllium husk is product mainly for its mucilage content.
Common Name : Psyllium Husk, Psyllium Seeds, Plantago, Ispaghula, Fleam, Spogel Seeds, Isabgo
Product offered : Husk and Seed.
A) It is diuretic, emollient and cooling. Used in inflammatory conditions of mucous
membrane of gastro intestinal and genitourinary tracts. Very well known as a laxative.
B) It restores proper bowel movements and used in treatment of chronic constipation,
amoebic and bucillary dysentery. Psyllium husk and seeds are formal Pharmacopoeia.
C) Crushed seeds made into a poultice are applied to rheumatic and glandular swellings.
D) The seed mucilage is used in cosmetics and as a basic stabilizer in ice cream industry.