Psyllium is a smallish annual herb blooming with copious white-pink flowers, native to western and southern Asia, and growing in dry ground throughout the world.
Guna: Heavy, unctuous, slimy
Dosha: VP-, K+
Dhatu: Plasma, muscle
Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, excretory
Prabhava: An excellent bulk laxative for easing occasional constipation.
Actions: Maintains healthy mucus membranes, beneficial for occasional constipation, soothes occasional coughing*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.