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What are the health benefits of Isabgol husk ?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 10 Dec '11 02:20 pm
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Some of the primary benefits of Isabgol are as below:

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
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 10 Dec '11 02:27 pm

 
  
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It will help in both case"s:
Consitpation and
Loose motions.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 10 Dec '11 02:25 pm

 
  
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Isabgol has been used as a laxative for centuries, especially in India to treat constipation. Sat Isabgol is a natural vegetable product that contains the husk of seeds of the plantago ovata, popularly known as isabgol. Sat Isabgol is the perfect natural laxative and has been used for constipation treatments successfully.

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
Answered by SHAKILA, 10 Dec '11 04:14 pm

 
  
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It can control loose motions and dysentery.
Answered by anantharaman, 10 Dec '11 03:37 pm

 
  
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Psyllium seed husks also known as ispaghula, isabgol, or psyllium, are portions of the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata, (genus Plantago), a native of India. They are soluble in water, expanding and becoming mucilaginous when wet. Ayurveda recommends its use for colon cleansing as well as for better blood circulation.

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.[1]

Other uses include gluten-free baking, where ground psyllium seed husks bind moisture and help make the bre ...more
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Answered by Ataur Rahman, 10 Dec '11 02:22 pm

 
  
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