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Psyllium seed, the latest laxative

Joseph Franklin Montague

Psyllium seed, the latest laxative

a scientific treatise

by Joseph Franklin Montague

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Published by Montague Hospital for Intestinal Ailments in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathartics.,
  • Plantago.,
  • Psyllium.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. F. Montague.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14735683M

    Because of its high hemicellulose content, purified psyllium seed fiber has excellent hydrophilic qualities which account for its effectiveness as a bulking-type laxative. In spite of this long usage, purified psyllium seed fiber has not been popularly suggested as a source of dietary fiber in . Psyllium (Fiberall, Metamucil, Perdiem, and others) These agents may help with constipation, but they don't seem to help with other IBS symptoms such as stomachaches, discomfort, and swelling.

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      Psyllium husk:Psyllium is a form of fiber made from the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula. Psyllium husk is most commonly known as a bulk forming laxative and is actually the main ingredient in Metamucil a fiber supplement often used to reduce constipation. A single adult dose of Metamucil®—a popular fiber laxative made from psyllium seed husks—contains 2 g of soluble fiber in 6 capsules. One apple, one orange, and one banana—not an unusual number of fruits a child may eat throughout the day—contain a total 4 g of soluble fiber, or an equivalent of 12 capsules of Metamucil for a much.


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Psyllium seed, the latest laxative by Joseph Franklin Montague Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Montague, Joseph Franklin, Psyllium seed: the latest laxative. New York city, Montague hospital for intestinal ailments,   Psyllium is a bulk-forming fiber laxative that is used to treat occasional constipation or bowel irregularity.

Psyllium may also help lower cholesterol when used together with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat. Psyllium may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide/   If you take this medicine (psyllium capsules) on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.

If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

Many times this medicine (psyllium capsules) is taken on an as needed basis/ Prunes, prune juice, and psyllium seed are all good natural laxatives. Specially formulated teas to fight constipation are available in health food stores, but some may be very strong, so use them.

Psyllium seeds are cooling, laxative, soothing, antiacidic, anti diuretic and demulcent. Color Light brown to moderate brown Odor Faint, characteristic Taste Bland, mucilaginous Particle Size Maximum % on U.S.S. 10# Moisture (loss or drying) Maximum % Total Ash Maximum % Acid Insoluble Ash Maximum % Foreign Organic Matter.

Isabgol, popularly known as psyllium husk is obtained from the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata. It is an oily and gluey herb with a sweet, astringent taste and has a cooling effect on the body. Being a powerful herb, it promotes digestive health and works as a natural laxative. Also Read: 5 Herbs For A Healthy Digestive System.

Recently, there has been a resurgency of interest in psyllium seed gum because of its classification as soluble dietary fiber. The Pharmacopoeia of India officially recognizes psyllium seed and its husk.

Various uses of psyllium seed are described in ancient Indian Ayurvedic books. The “Indian Materia Medica” of Nadkarni, published in Cited by: Psyllium Husk is the husk of the dried ripe seeds of the Plantago psyllium, P.

Indica, P. Ovata, and P. Arenaria plants with laxative and cholesterol lowering activities. The husks contain mucilage that swells on exposure to water and provides an indigestible mucilaginous mass in the intestines, thereby causing lubrication, contraction of the smooth muscles of the intestinal walls, and thus.

8 Most Important Benefits of Psyllium Husk (It's MORE Than Just Fiber) 8 health benefits of psyllium husk. I drink two scoops in water, it gels quick so you have to drink fast. And 2 glasses of it a day. Psyllium ljuskice – prirodni lijek za zatvor i probavne tegobe psyllium seed Stock Photo by11 pins.

There's no evidence that daily use of fiber supplements — such as psyllium (Metamucil, Konsyl, others) or methylcellulose (Citrucel) — is harmful. Fiber has a number of health benefits, including normalizing bowel function and preventing constipation.

It's best to get fiber from food, because supplements don't provide the vitamins, minerals. In India, psyllium is known as Isabgol, from the Persian words isap and ghol meaning ‘horse ear’, referring to the shape of the seed (2).

In BC, it was mentioned for the first time in the famous book on agriculture and medicinal plants, Shen Nung’s Pen T’sao (3). Pediatrician Dr. William Sears, author of "The Family Nutrition Book," recommends psyllium husk to treat constipation in toddlers and children.

You can sprinkle psyllium husk flakes on their favorite cereal or combine it into fruit-and-yogurt parfaits. According to Sears, toddlers and. Author(s): Montague,Joseph Franklin, Title(s): Psyllium seed: the latest laxative; a scientific treatise,by Dr.

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Psyllium is widely used as a laxative in Asia, Europe, and North America.”26Studies show that in addition to increasing stool weight, supplementing with psyllium seed husk produces stools that are slick and gelatinous.

Psyllium is unique in contrast with other viscous fibers. The active metamucil psyllium husk, a natural plant fibre that great source and insoluble fibrehow much from husk single serving Metamucil powder formulations deliver approximately 2.

Grams of psyllium husk (or 2. Each dose of metamucil capsules fiber laxative (5 capsules) contains approximately 2. Psyllium is derived from the husk of the psyllium seed (Plantago ovata), and many commercial psyllium products are marketed as aids in eliminating sand.

This is the final article of a third part series on fiber. This article examines if fiber is good for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and GERD. The first article examines if fiber is good for heart health and protecting against colon cancer. The second article examines if. A number of high-quality, controlled studies have examined psyllium’s effectiveness as a laxative.

Most, but not all, have shown that psyllium is more effective than placebos in leading to. Metamucil is a fiber supplement brand that contains psyllium, a source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Diabetes is a chronic disorder characterized by high blood sugar and cardiovascular complications.

Increasing dietary fiber can help you manage diabetes and reduce your risk of complications. Consult your doctor about the benefits of.A.

Yes. The outer husks from the seeds of Psyllium (Plantago ovato) are effective at lowering both the total cholesterol and the 'bad' LDL-cholesterol, as it's very concentrated in soluble fibre (with 70 per cent soluble fibre, it contains around 8 times more than oat bran which hit the headlines some years ago for the same reason).

Soluble fibre helps to lower cholesterol by binding to the.Psyllium is a natural product which is known to have some real amazing health benefits for is the seed of a plant known as Plantago ovate, which has big flower like structure which contains the Psyllium seeds.

Because of its gentle laxative, cooling and diuretic properties; Psyllium husk or Isabgol is known to have a prominent space in natural healing science of Ayurveda.