Saturday, December 17, 2011


English name: Ispaghula                                     

Scientific name: Plantago ovata forssk
Useable parts: seeds and husk,
Dip two teaspoonfuls of Ispaghula into one glass of water and keep at rest for about one hour to make ispaghula drink which can remove constipation when taken in an empty stomach.
Besides,ispaghula prevents piles, chronic dysentery, dysuria, difficulty in voiding urine, dry cold, belly-ache, chronic diarrhea, burning sensation of skin, urinary inflammation, calculosis (presence of stone)
         Husk 5-10 gm
         Patients suffering from asthma should avoid it.