What are the health benefits of Isabgol husk ?
It can control loose motions and dysentery.
The husk which is strong helps in promoting bowel movement.
It is nutritious
It helps in getting rid of bad breath.
Toothache can be treated as well. Mix Isabgol in vinegar and apply it on the painful tooth.
It gets rid pf phlegm.
It helps in treating headache by grinding some eucalyptus leaves and then applying the paste on the forehead.
It can relieve one of ear pain. Take about 10 grams of the sticky substance and 10 grams of onion juice. Heat the mix and after it cools down pour it in ones ear. ...more
Isabgol is a bulk laxative which means that isabgol forms bulk on swelling. Isabgol contains large quantities of a gelatinous substance, which absorbs water and due to its enhanced swelling properties, forms an emollient gel that facilitates the passage of intestinal contents and stimulates bowel movement. Isabgol does not affect the absorption of other nutrients. It is not absorbed by the digestive system and passes unchanged through the intestines. Therefore the action of isabgol is purely mechanical, as it relieves constipation by mechanically stimulating bowel movement. In addition,Isabgol absorbs bacterial and other toxins in the intestines. In short, Sat Isab ...more
Psyllium seed husks are indigestible in human beings and are often used as a source of dietary fiber. They are used to relieve constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, and diarrhea. They are also used as a regular dietary supplement to improve and maintain regular GI transit. The inert bulk of the husks helps provide a constant volume of solid material irrespective of other aspects of the diet or any disease condition of the gut. Some recent research is also showing them to be promising in lowering cholesterol and controlling diabetes.
Other uses include gluten-free baking, where ground psyllium seed husks bind moisture and help make the bre ...more