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Psyllium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Psyllium
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.784.500.720
Unique ID
D011620
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011620
Annotation
drug only; plant source is PLANTAGO
Scope Note
Dried, ripe seeds of PLANTAGO PSYLLIUM; PLANTAGO INDICA; and PLANTAGO OVATA. Plantain seeds swell in water and are used as demulcents and bulk laxatives.
Entry Term(s)
Isogel
Ispaghula
Ispaghule Gum
Metamucil
Plantaglucide
Plantago Seed
Reguval
Semen Plantaginis
Pharm Action
Cathartics
Registry Number
8063-16-9
Related Numbers
9C60Y73166
CAS Type 1 Name
Psyllium gum
History Note
was in Cat B & D 1963-77
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/03/26
Psyllium Preferred
Metamucil Related
Plantaglucide Narrower
Ispaghule Gum Related
Plantago Seed Broader
Ispaghula Related
Isogel Related
Reguval Narrower
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