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The scientific name of Indian Plantago: Plantago Psyllium, Ovata Forsk
Name of in different languages:
English: Psyllium, Plantain
Sanskrit: अस्वगोल Asvagola
Hindi: Lahuriya, ईसबगोल Isabgol
Tamil: Ishappukol vitai
Useful plant parts:
It is an annual herb that grows up to 46 cm. Leaves are arranged opposite, linear or linear-lanceolate size to 1 cm × 19 cm. The root is taproot with few fibrous secondary roots. A large number of flowering shoots arise from the base of the plant. Flowers are white, small and numerous. The seeds are enclosed in capsules that open at maturity.
constipation, diarrhoea, cough, cold, bronchial infection, cholesterol, tract related problems, c piles, rheumatism, urinary infection and rheumatism.
lipid, sterol, galactose, glucose, xylose, arabinose, alkaloids, tannins and proteins
emollient, demulcent and a laxative
How to prepare medicines:
Dried seed can consume as oats, it very helps in constipation.
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-