Black Psyllium

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What other names is Black Psyllium known by?

Brown Psyllium, Dietary Fiber, Fibre Alimentaire, Fleaseed, Fleawort, French Psyllium, Graine de Psyllium, Herbe aux Puces, Œil-de-Chien, Plantain, Plantago psyllium, Plantain, Plantain Pucier, Psyllion, Psyllios, Psyllium, Psyllium afra, Psyllium arenaria, Psyllium Brun, Psyllium d'Espagne, Psyllium indica, Psyllium Noir, Psyllium Seed, Pucière, Pucilaire, Spanish Psyllium, Zaragatona.

What is Black Psyllium?

Black psyllium is a plant. People use the seed to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse black psyllium with other forms of psyllium including blond psyllium.

Effective for...

  • Constipation.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Improving high cholesterol.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Cancer, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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