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Common Name Psyllium
Genus / Species Plantago ovata
Part Used Seed
Energetics Sweet, neutral
Meridians Spleen, stomach, colon
Active Constituents Mucilage including arabinoxylan
Fixed oils including linoleic, oleic, palmitic fatty acids
Starch
Medicinal Uses Gentle laxative in chronic constipation
Demulcent
Antidiarrhoeal