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psylliumPsyllium is the seed of the plantain plant that provides soluble fiber and bulk that can promote regular bowel movements. Psyllium seed husk will absorb and hold moisture in your digestive tract. It creates a gel substance that will move through your digestive track and eliminate rotten food waste, harmful bacteria, parasites and chemical toxins. It is very important to drink plenty of water if you use this herb.  Psyllium seed can detoxify the colon, prevent constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), lower bad cholesterol, help control body weight, aid in treatment for diabetes and heal hemorrhoids. The seed of the plantain plant is psyllium and the leaf, plantain, has different medicinal properties, mainly as a natural hemostat; that is, it stops bleeding.  If you have a natural lawn (no chemicals), you might have one of these marvelous plants growing in your lawn.  Both the whole, ground seed and the husk by itself are used herbally.

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Discover the hidden secrets nature has to offer. For over 25 years, I have been teaching people how to use natural herbs to make homeopathic remedies, tonics, elixirs, tinctures, formulas and secret recipes to relieve the symptoms of common ailments, protect your health and live a vibrant healthy life. – Mickey Ann Thienes