ispaghula


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ispaghula

(ˌɪspəˈɡuːlə)
n
(Cookery) dietary fibre derived from the seed husks of Plantago orata and used as a thickener or stabilizer in the food industry
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Comparison of the effects of ispaghula and wheat bran on rat caecal and colonic fermentation.
Sher, Evaluation of hot-water extracted arabinoxylans from ispaghula seeds as drug carriers, Carbohydr.
Similarly, the antidiarrheal drugs would tend to cause constipation at high doses (Gilani and Rahman, 2005), it is the beauty of nature that both gut stimulatory and inhibitory constituents co-exist in plant remedies, such as ginger (Ghayur and Gilani, 2005), ispaghula (Mehmood et al.
If an increase in dietary fibre is advised, it should be soluble fibre such as ispaghula powder or foods high in soluble fibre (for example, oats)
But, on the other hand, a particular form of soluble fibre, ispaghula, improved symptoms significantly.
Ispaghula (Plantago ovata) seed husk polysaccharides promote proliferation of human epithelial cells (skin keratinocytes and fibroblasts) via enhanced growth factor receptors and energy production.
ISPAGHULA (ISABGOL) SEEDS: Ispaghula seeds are a valuable remedy for several kinds of chronic dysentery and diarrhea, in case of heaviness in the stomach.
Of the six trials that used ispaghula, 54% had persistent symptoms compared with 64% receiving placebo.
Psyllium fiber, or ispaghula husk, has been recognized by the ACG Task Force as "moderately effective" (1) for the treatment of IBS.
Similar exceptions have been reported by Cummings [19] who showed that ispaghula with high WHC resisted fermentation and wheat bran, a reliable stool bulker, has very low WHC.
Bulk-forming laxatives, such as ispaghula, form a semi-solid mass that may occlude the tube.
Oral solutions containing substances such as mannitol, (16) sorbitol, (17) polyethylene glycol, (14) or ispaghula (18) have been used in this clinical setting.