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Psyllium, Isabgol - seeds

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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, Bangladesh and Pakistan. They are hygroscopic, which allows them to expand and become mucilaginous.

Common name: Indian plantago, or isabgol
Color: white
Bloom time: may
Height: 30-45 cm.
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
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, Bangladesh and Pakistan. They are hygroscopic, which allows them to expand and become mucilaginous.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 30°C-35°C

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:

  • Seed produced from P.
  • ovata is known in trading circles as white or blonde psyllium, Indian plantago, or isabgol.
  • Isabgol, (or Ispaghol in Pakistan) the common name in India for P.
  • ovata, comes from the Persian words asp and gul, meaning "horse flower", which is descriptive of the shape of the seed.
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Harvesting: Harvest in Isabgol Cultivation:- Isabgol crop will be ready for harvesting in 5 to 6 months after sowing

Care:

 

 

  • Isabgol, (or Ispaghol in Pakistan) the common name in India for P.
  • ovata, comes from the Persian words asp and gul, meaning "horse flower", which is descriptive of the shape of the seed.

 


Special Feature:
The laxative properties of psyllium are attributed to the fiber absorbing water and subsequently softening the stool.
Use
Medicinal use:

 

 

  • Seed produced from P.
  • ovata is known in trading circles as white or blonde psyllium, Indian plantago, or isabgol.
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Note:
No serious insect or disease problems.

Reference:
http://www.flowersofindia.net/risearch/search.php?query=Indian+plantago%2C+or+isabgol&stpos=0&stype=AND

 

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