Isabgol also known as Psyllium husk is derived from the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata. It has its roots in the Sanskrit words “asp” and “ghol,” together meaning “horse flower”. The plant has long and narrow leaves and contains around 70% soluble fibre and 30% insoluble fiber. It is a herb that is native to Asia, the Mediterranean region and North Africa. Known as a common remedy for effective weight loss and clearing out the toxins from the digestive tract, isabgol has a myriad list of health benefits to offer.
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Tamil||Hindi||Malayalam|
|Plantago ovate||Isabgol (Psyllium husk).||இசப்கோல் உமி||इसबगोल हुस्की / isabagol huskee||ഇസബ്ഗോൾ ഷെൽ / Isabgol shell|