Black Psyllium - Whole seed pack 250 g
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Black Psyllium - Whole seed pack 250 g
Psyllium: cruise reference of the digestive system, helps fight against constipation gently.
Latin name: Plantago psyllium L.
Other names: Grass flea pucier, Ispaghul
- Stem erect
- Leaves elongated, narrow, opposite or 3
- Fruits: pyxides containing seeds smooth, shiny, brownish (like chips)
- Laxative and mechanical protection of the gastrointestinal mucosa
- Anti-inflammatory digestive
- Intestinal pain
- Skin irritation
Constipation - Transit
WHO - World Health Organization - said that psyllium is useful for treating constipation and restore regularity of bowel movements.
It recommends the use of psyllium for softening the stool consistency and facilitate their passage, for example in the case of hemorrhoids, anal fissures, diverticulitis, after surgery, during pregnancy or during the layers, during 'prolonged bed rest and convalescence.
The famous German Benedictine nun Hildegard of Bingen, known for his talents as a healer and whose advice and products are still being used profitably by many people today, for example, discouraged the use of flaxseed to fight against constipation (because the demineralized linen and promotes osteoporosis). She advised psyllium.
Unlike other plant laxatives such as senna and buckthorn, psyllium has no stimulating effect of the mucosa.
There is a real lubricant intestines.
Psyllium is called a bulk-forming laxative, not absorbed by the body.
IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
WHO also recognizes that Psyllium is superior to wheat bran in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.
Clinical research has established that the optimal doses were between 20 g and 30 g per day of psyllium.
Constipation, but also stomach ulcers, colitis, gastro-enteritis.
Soak for a few minutes 10 g of psyllium in 100 ml of warm water. Drink without delay to prevent the mixture thickens and gels.
Then drink the equivalent of at least 200 ml of water to prevent the obstruction of the digestive tract. Repeat from 1 to 3 times per day, as needed.
Gradually increase the dose until the desired effect.
It may be necessary to continue treatment for at least 2-3 days before being given a laxative effect optimal.
The advice of our pharmacist herbalist to extract the active principles of plants:
How to make an infusion easily
For flowers, leaves, berries and seeds essential oil.
- Pour 500 ml of boiling water (removed from the heat once boiling) 1 c. Coffee (3-5 g) herb (or herb mixture), then cover.
- Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes for fresh plants, and 5 to 15 minutes to dry plants.
- Strain and drink the tea hot or not after adding some honey or natural syrup.
How to make a decoction easily
For roots, bark, leathery leaves and hard seeds (woody medicinal plants).
- Place 1 tsp. tablespoons (5-8 g) of the medicinal plant selected from a stainless steel pot (avoid aluminum) v and pour 1/2 liter of boiling water.
- Simmer 5 to 30 minutes and cover to prevent evaporation.
- Strain and drink the sweet tea or not within 24 hours. Keep cool.
Prepare your teas and herbal infusions with low mineral water. Water plays an important role as it conveys the properties of plants.
Drinks herbal generally act better on an empty stomach. Often, it is suggested to drink herbal infusions and teas in small sips throughout the day, but it is also possible to divide the daily dose of medicinal plants in 2 or 3 doses. Indications are simply taking the natural remedy if necessary.
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