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Psyllium Husk (Isabgol)

Botanical Name Plantago Scabra
English Name Psyllium
Family Name Plantaginaceae
Varieties Machine Clean & Sortex
Availability Whole / Grounded (Powder)

The Husk of Psyllium is the actual coating of mucilage around the seed. It is considered pure dietary fiber and is the only part of the plant used in manufacturing Psyllium products.

Its nutritional value consists mainly of glycosides, proteins, polysaccharides, vitamin B1, and choline. Fiber content of over 80% compared to less than 15% for oat bran and 10% for wheat bran. The husk is composed mostly of a fiber called hemicellulose which is a complex carbohydrate found in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Hemicellulose is undigestible, however, it is partially broken down in the colon and feeds the friendly intestinal flora.

  • Specifications

    Parameters Value
    Purity 99.5% / 99% / 98%
    Color Light brown to moderate brown
    Odor Faint, characteristic
    Taste Bland, mucilaginous
    Particle Size Maximum 5.0 % on U.S.S. 35#
    Moisture (loss on drying) Maximum 12.0 %
    Total Ash Maximum 4.0 %
    Acid Insoluble Ash Maximum 1.0%
    Foreign Organic Matter Maximum 0.5 %
  • Uses

    • Maintaining / reducing blood cholesterol levels.
    • Constipation
    • Piles and fissures
    • Acidity and ulcers
    • Supplement for slimming diet programs
    • Diarrhea, Dysentery and other bowel disorders
  • Packing & Storage

    Packaging :200 gm / 500 gm / 15 kg / 20 kg / 50 kg. Bulk order are also available as per client's requirement.

    Shelf Life :24 months after manufacturing.

    Storage : In covered finished good shed, in dry atmosphere.